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Crassula tomentosa Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

Crassula tomentosa Live Succulent Growing in a 2.5 Inch

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Crassula tomentosa, is a fascinating and popular succulent plant species belonging to the Crassulaceae family. Native to South Africa, this plant is admired for its unique appearance and ease of care, making it a favorite among succulent enthusiasts.

The most striking feature of Crassula tomentosa is its distinctive leaves. The leaves are small, fuzzy, and triangular, resembling the shape of a bear's paw. They have a soft, velvety texture and are covered with fine hairs (trichomes) that give them a silvery-gray or whitish appearance. The edges of the leaves are lined with tiny teeth or serrations.

This succulent typically grows in a compact, clumping manner, forming low mounds or rosettes. Under ideal conditions, it can reach a height of about 6-8 inches (15-20 cm).

Crassula tomentosa thrives in bright, indirect light. It does best in well-draining soil and requires infrequent watering. Like most succulents, it is prone to root rot if overwatered, so it's crucial to let the soil dry out between watering sessions.

This plant is relatively easy to propagate. It can be propagated from stem cuttings or by gently separating offsets (small offshoots that grow around the base of the plant). Allow cuttings to callus for a day or two before planting them in a suitable succulent potting mix.

Crassula tomentosa can be grown both indoors and outdoors in suitable climates. In regions with cold winters, it's advisable to grow them in containers that can be moved indoors during frost or extremely cold weather.

In gardens or landscapes, it can be used as ground cover in rock gardens, succulent gardens, or as part of mixed plantings with other succulents. Regular pruning of dead or overgrown parts helps maintain its compact shape.

Overall, Crassula tomentosa is cherished for its charming appearance, making it an excellent addition to succulent collections or as an ornamental plant both indoors and outdoors. Its relatively low maintenance requirements make it an appealing choice for beginners and experienced growers alike.

This is for the a plant similar to the one shown growing in a 2.5" container shipped bare root. All of our plants are grown in the beautiful Temecula Valley in sunny Southern California, and we ship within the United States. Shipping is done Monday thru Friday. Heat packs are available at $3 each and they add a half pound to shipping weight.
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