×Graptosedum 'Giselle' is a lovely small plant among the easiest succulents to grow.
×Graptosedum 'Giselle' is a beautiful succulent shrublet with fleshy, shortly pointed, brownish-green leaves arranged in rosettes at the ends of the branches. It is basally branching, with branches initially standing upright but becoming decumbent or pendent as they grow.
The plant produces clusters of star-shaped flowers on branched stalks, usually during the summer. The flowers have white petals with scattered red spots in the upper part.
×Graptosedum 'Giselle' is an intergeneric hybrid of unknown origin and parentage.
How to Grow and Care for ×Graptosedum 'Giselle'
Light: If you want your ×Graptosedum 'Giselle' to thrive, ensure it gets plenty of sunlight. However, it can also tolerate partial shade but may look slightly rangy. Therefore, when growing indoors, it is best to keep it near a sunny window.
Soil: Good drainage is most important for a healthy plant, so when growing it in a container, choose well-draining soil and a container with drainage holes.
Temperature: ×Graptosedum 'Giselle' prefers cooler temperatures, but it is not a cold-hardy plant. Its primary growth occurs during spring and fall while slowing considerably during winter. It grows best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 10a to 11b, with average minimum winter temperatures ranging from 30 to 50 °F (-1.1 to 10 °C).
Watering: Instead of giving the plant little splashes of water here and there, soak the soil until water runs out of the drainage holes. After that, wait for the soil to dry out completely before watering again. Water the plant sparingly during the winter, only enough to keep it from shriveling.
Fertilizing: To promote healthy growth and flower production, apply a water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength during the growing season.
Repotting: ×Graptosedum 'Giselle' does not require frequent repotting, but when it has outgrown its container, repot it in a new pot slightly larger than the old one. After that, give the plant at least a week to readjust before watering.
Propagation: The easiest way to get a good-sized new plant is by taking stem cutting. It is also easy to propagate from leaves. Spring and summer are the best time to take cuttings.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Graptopetalum.
Toxicity of ×Graptosedum 'Giselle'
×Graptosedum 'Giselle' is considered non-toxic, so it is a safe plant for growing around pets and children.
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