How to Grow and Care For Burro’s Tail
Burro's Tail, also known as Sedum morganianum, is a succulent that is native to Mexico. It is a low maintenance plant that is easy to grow and care for.
- Light: Burro's Tail prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some shade.
- Water: Water the plant sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely before watering again. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
- Soil: Use well-draining cactus or succulent potting soil.
- Temperature: Burro's Tail prefers temperatures between 60 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season with a balanced cactus or succulent fertilizer.
- Pest and Disease: Keep an eye out for mealybugs and spider mites, which can be removed with a solution of water and mild dish soap.
- Propagation: Burro's Tail can be propagated from stem cuttings. Allow the cuttings to callus over for a few days before planting in well-draining soil. Keep the soil moist but not wet until roots have formed.
With the right care, Burro's Tail can be a beautiful and long-lasting addition to your indoor or outdoor garden.