How to grow Crassula arborescens

Crassula arborescens growing shrub succulent of the genus Crassula also known as Silver dollar plant, Crassula arborescens perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate or as houseplant climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.

Crassula arborescens leaves

Leaves color green to gray light green the outer color can be red prominent, shape ovate to elliptic and wavy to curly structure.

Flower color white, the flowers small in star shape five petals grow in cluster.

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How to grow Crassula arborescens growing and care:

Well-drained soil, slightly acid

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do so

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs, snails

Pruning season:
All the years

How to prune:
Just for design dead leaves and bloom stem

Size of the plant?
0.3-1.5 m, 1-5 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Winter / Spring

General information about the flower
White flowers small in star shape five petals grow in cluster

Scientific name:

Crassula arborescens subsp. undulatifolia

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