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Sedum anacampseros - L.

Common Name Loce Restorer
Family Crassulaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocks in mountains[83].
Range C. Europe - N. Spain to the Alps.
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Weed Potential No
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Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Sedum anacampseros Loce Restorer


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Sedum anacampseros is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.1 m (0ft 4in) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to August, and the seeds ripen from August to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid and neutral soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms

S. rotundifolium. Hylotelephium anacampseros. (L.)Ohba.

Habitats

 Ground Cover; East Wall. In. South Wall. In. West Wall. In.

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves - raw or cooked[2, 177]. Used as a vegetable in soups[183]. There is a distinctive bitterness in the flavour[K].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

Plants can be used for ground cover[190]. They are best spaced about 30cm apart each way[208].

Cultivation details

An easily grown plant, it succeeds in most soils[188] but prefers a fertile well-drained soil[200]. Dislikes lime[50]. Shade tolerant[83], though it prefers a sunny position[K]. Established plants are drought tolerant[190]. Hardy to at least -15°c[200]. Spreads rapidly at the roots, but it is easily controlled[83]. All members of this genus are said to have edible leaves, though those species that have yellow flowers can cause stomach upsets if they are eaten in quantity[62, 85]. Plants in this genus seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[233].

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Propagation

Seed - surface sow in spring in well-drained soil in a sunny position in a greenhouse. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. If sufficient growth is made, it is possible to plant them out during the summer, otherwise keep them in a cold-frame or greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in early summer of the following year[K]. Division is very easy and can be carried out at almost any time in the growing season, though is probably best done in spring or early summer. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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