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Crassula sarcocaulis

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite pink
  • Leaf ColourRich green

Description

Crassula sarcocaulis. An evergreen perennial from South Africa. Produces bad-smelling, white-pink, star-shaped flowers and spiky elliptic succulent pointed medium green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

South Africa

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy to frost tender, min 5-7C. They will prefer full sun while others like partial shade. Grow them in very well drained soil with a little water in the winter. Most are easy to grow.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs, vine weevils and aphids may be problematic.

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