Sedum morganianum 'Burrito' is part of the Crassulaceae family and is native to Mexico. This succulent is comprised of thick trailing stems which are covered in plump green leaves. This plant is also known by the following common names of 'Burro’s Tail' or 'Donkey’s Tail'.
Pot: 5cm pot
Foilage: Approximately 10cm in height.
This plant is non-toxic.
How do you care for a Sedum Burrito?
Care for the Sedum Burrito by keeping it in a space with an average room temperature between 18-23°C. During winter, this temperature can be reduced to 10°C, as the plant is resting. These plants grow best in bright light, not direct light though. Keep the plant pot-bound in a well-draining substrate.
Avoid moving this plant too much or placing it in a high-traffic area, as leaves detach easily from stems when disturbed but they are super easy to propagate from leaf cuttings. Allow the fallen leaves to dry out for a couple of days then lay on moist cactus soil, the small plantlets will emerge after a few days.
How fast does Sedum burrito grow?
Sedum burrito can grow up to 120cm long, which can take up to 6 years. The plant grows thicker and more succulent the longer that it is left to grow.
Why is my 'Burro's Tail' dying?
Your 'Burro’s Tail' could be dying due to a handful of care issues. Mealybugs can occasionally infest the stems of this plant if no pests are found, then the issue is likely to be either related to watering. Overwatering is the most common issue, with wilting leaves an obvious symptom. Allow the soil to nearly dry out between each watering to prevent this.
How often should I water my 'Burro's Tail'?
Water the 'Burro’s Tail' during spring and summer water moderately, allow the potting medium to dry out a little between watering. Water sparingly in winter. Missing a watering shouldn’t harm this succulent, as it is fairly resilient to arid conditions.
Is 'Burro’s Tail' poisonous?
'Burro’s Tail' is not poisonous to people or animals.
Why is my 'Donkey's Tail' turning yellow?
'Donkey's Tail' can turn yellow if left in direct light. The sunlight can bleach the leaves over time, so it’s best to place them in filtered light, as opposed to full sun.
How long does it take to propagate 'Burro's Tail'?
'Burro’s Tail' can take up to two months to propagate from cuttings, depending on your growing conditions and potting mix.