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caroline7758

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Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« on: November 10, 2017, 13:32:11 »
The leaves on all my Sedum plants are going yellow. Googling has brought up contradictory advice (as usual!). Some say it's a normal part of dying back, others say they need more water or less water. What do you think?

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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 13:37:29 »
Mine are dying back as normal for this time of year, so they have yellow leaves.
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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 16:37:31 »
Mine are dying back as normal for this time of year, so they have yellow leaves.
Mine are the same

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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2017, 17:54:14 »
In fact after the frost of the last few nights the leaves have now gone black.
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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2017, 18:57:07 »
My dahlia leaves have gone black but sedum still yellow.

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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2017, 13:39:12 »
Sedum spectabile is an herbaceous perennial, it dies back in the winter, and will reappear next spring.  You could try leaving the dead seed heads to add interest to your winter garden scene, but I've pruned mine away and composted them.

you'll see your plant again next spring.

Incidentally Sedum has changed its name to Hylotelephium... (i'm sticking with Sedum though).


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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2017, 17:34:55 »
Incidentally Sedum has changed its name to Hylotelephium... (i'm sticking with Sedum though).


Me too  :BangHead:

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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2017, 14:37:55 »
That's normal. This is what mine looked like this morning.
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Re: Yellow leaves on sedum spectabile
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2017, 14:37:55 »

 

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