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Crassula (Succulents)

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Bushy & upright succulent

Character: Leaves range from scale-like to several inches long. Leaf colour range from grey to red.

Safe for pets? No

Varieties:

  • Crassula arborescens
  • Crassula argentea (Crassula portulacea – Jade plant, money tree)
  • Crassula falcata (Rochea falcata – Propeller plant)
  • Crassula lycopodioides (Rat tail plant)
  • Crassula ovata Hummel’s sunset
  • Crassula perforata (String of buttons)
  • Crassula rupestris

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Discoloration: Not enough light
  • Suddenly start growing tall: Not enough light
  • Browned or calloused flesh: Sunburn
  • Flesh begin to shrivel or pucker: Underwatering
  • Brown and dry, or calloused: Underwatering
  • Mushy and fall apart: Overwatering
  • Roots rot: Drainage issues or/and overwatering
  • Browning or blackening leaves or stems: Overwatering
  • Browning or blackening at the base of the plant: Overwatering

Pests: