How to grow Crassula mesembryanthemoides

Crassula Mesembryanthemoides growing subshrub succulent of the genus Crassula also known as Crassula Moon glow, Crassula Mesembryanthemoides perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant or bonsai, can grow in mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Crassula Mesembryanthemoides leaves

Leaves color green-gray with hair in linear shape leaves fleshy leaves grow in pairs.

Flower color pink, the flowers small in bell shape and grow in clusters in the top of the plant.

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Requirements for Crassula Mesembryanthemoides growing and care:

Well drained soil, frost free

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
All year (in cold climate not in the winter)

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs, aphids, meal bug

Pruning season:
All year

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

Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches

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 (with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Winter / Spring

General information about the flower
Pink small flowers in bell shape and grow in clusters in the top of the plant

Scientific name:

Crassula Mesembryanthemoides

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