Sedum Plants

Red Sedum

Anonymous added on June 9, 2015 | Answered

I purchased about 40 'plants' online. They arrived more as 2-3" roots. I did not get specific instructions on how to plant. I made the bad assumption, I guess, that I needed to plant them about 1" deep. Only one ever came up. I've got replacement 'plants' and when they arrived, I researched more thoroughly and came upon this website. It was the only one that explained I should more or less 'lay them' on top of the soil, or under a fine layer of dirt. My question is, how much water until established? As they are succulents, they shouldn't require extra watering once established (other than natural rain in our area). I don't want to under/over water these new starts. Thank you!

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Answered on June 10, 2015

Generally, watering for the first couple weeks should be sufficient time for the roots to establish. The, water only when the soil is dry.

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