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bolster / crassula

It belongs to the family of bollards. Homeland - South Africa.

General description : Fatty - a very common succulent. She does not own a typical appearance. The family has a huge variety of species. They are very different buddy from buddy. The leaves can be as if the scales or to achieve a few centimeters in length, they can have different shape and color (from gray to red), the stems can be branched or upright.

Usually in room conditions the following types are bred:

Сrassula portulacea / Сrassula argentea / Сrassula ovata (Titsy portulakovaya or Tolstianka silver or Tolsya oval) In the nation they simply call it the Money Log, they believe that it brings wealth to the building. This is a large tree plant. The leaves are hard, fleshy and bright, 2.5 -5 cm long, oval-shaped. Paint - dark green with a red border.

Forms aerial roots. It blooms with small white or pink flowers.

Сrassula lycopodioides / Сrassula mucosa (fatty lyustinous or mucous). It has scaly triangular small leaves. It blooms yellowish flowers. Very hastily grows unpretentious.

Сrassula perforata (Jade). In this species, the stem seems to germinate through the closely closed and tightly covering leaves up to 2.5 cm long.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Fatty:

Illumination : Light-requiring, requires direct sunlight.

Irrigation mode : Moderate, to measure the drying of the soil. In winter, outlandish.

Humidity : Does not need to be sprayed, but it is useful to periodically spray the jade pot for hygienic purposes.

Temperature : Moderate, cool in winter (8-14 ° C).

Soil : Drainage is required. Allowed to add charcoal and brick chips.

Recommended soil mash: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leaf, 1 share of peat land, 1 share of sand

During the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time per moon fertilizer for cacti and succulents.

Breeding : Few dried leaf and stem cuttings.

Transplant : In spring, young people annually mature 1 time in 2 years.

Pests : Rarely affected.

Crassula treelike - crassula arborescens

Crassus lycophagous - Crassula lycopodioides

Crassula tetrahedral - crassula tetragona

Crassula rocky - crassula rupestris

arboreal - crassula arborescens

the colony portulacova - crassula portulacea or money tree

Crassula lycopodioides

tetrahedral jade - crassula tetragona

Crassula rocky - crassula rupestris