- Red Carpet Plant Description
- Red Carpet Plant Specs and Regions
- Red Carpet Water and Light Recommendations
- Check Your Zone
Crassula "Red Carpet" is a low growing succulent plant that grows 6 inches tall and up to 3 feet wide. Primarily green in color but will turn dark red through the Fall and Winter if planted in a location where it can receive direct sunlight. Will bloom clusters of tiny white flowers that will grow on long flower stems in the Winter. Best to keep this succulent on the dryer side and is able to take full sun.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade
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.