The Crassula Capitella is a branching succulent that often ranges from light green to a vivid red in color. This succulent also produces clusters of white flowers along the leaves during the summer. This succulent would add a variety of color to a wedding arrangements, rock gardens, terrariums, and planters.
Origin: Garden cultivar
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking a trimming from the mother plant during the early summer. Allow the trimmed stem to dry and callous over where the plant was cut for a few days, and then place the trimming into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks).
Growth Habit: vertical grower
Light:Full sun/partial sun
Water: Water this succulent only once the soil is completely dry. Be cautious to not over water this succulent to avoid root rot. This succulent will do best in a well-draining soil.
Zone: 9,10, 11
Temperature: Warm, drought tolerant climates. Avoid freezing temperatures.
Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer during the grow season from spring time through summer, once or twice a week. This will boost the plants natural defenses against environmental stress.
Tips: Use a well-draining soil medium to help avoid root rot! Maintain in an environment with fresh air flow. This succulent is susceptible to mealy bugs and fungal diseases, to help prevent this never let your Crassula sit in water.