Crassula Rubricaulis Candy Cane is a beautiful succulent with green and white variegation. It bushes rosy red in full sun like a candy cane. It displays tiny white blooms in mid-summer. It is a tender soft succulent and will not tolerate frost. Great for living wreath or wedding.
Sun exposure: Full sun to partial shade. Water: 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. Reduce watering in the winter. Soil: Well-Drained, Porous, Gritty. Optimal pH is around 6.0 (slightly acidic). Temperature: Average summer temperatures from 65ºF/18ºC to 70ºF/21ºC are ideal. In winter, it can survive temperatures as low as 50ºF/10ºC. Fertilizer: Feed once with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season. Propagation: You can propagate Crassula Rubricaulis Candy Cane 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 Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)