Crassula Brevifolia Succulent
Crassula Brevifolia, native to South Africa, has thick, fleshy, triangulated green leaves with a rough, fuzzy texture borne on woody branches.
It grows small shrubs of up to 20 inches (50 cm) tall. The leaves will get a red-brown margin in full sun.
Pale pink flower clusters bloom in early fall.
All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade.
Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Avoid letting water sit for too long in the soil to prevent rot and fungal diseases.
Porous and well-drained. Optimal pH is around 6.0 (slightly acidic).
Average summer temperatures from 65ºF/18ºC to 70ºF/21ºC are ideal. In winter, it can survive temperatures as low as 50ºF/10ºC.
Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season.
You can propagate Crassula Brevifolia by division, offsets or leaf cuttings. The easiest way is to propagate from a single leaf: put the leaf in a succulent or cacti mix, then cover until it sprouts.
USDA Hardiness Zone from 9a: 20 to 25 °F to 9b: 25 to 30 °F
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