Crassula Congesta is a interesting subshrub succulent plant that grows chubby, round velvety leaves that grow on long woody stems. If given enough light this plant will blush a soft pink color and will bloom white fragrant flowers in the Winter time. It is important to know that this type of succulent is monocarpic, meaning it will die after blooming. This will take at least two years and will off set baby plants that will live on.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditionsf: filtered sun
Bloom Color: white
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.
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