How to grow Crassula tecta

Crassula tecta growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Crassula also known as Lizard skin crassula, Crassula tecta perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Crassula tecta leaves

Leaves color green to gray with hair like velvet in spoon shape to oval.

Flower color white or red grows on stem in inflorescence in ball shape.

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How to grow Crassula tecta growing and care:

Can survive lite frost, well-drained soil

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

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

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

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

Size of the plant?
10-15 cm, 4-6 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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring, summer

General information about the flower:
White or red flowers grows on stem in inflorescence in ball shape

Scientific name:

Crassula tecta

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