Crassula falcata Propeller Plant
(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
‘Propeller Plant’ is the common name of Crassula falcata. The characteristic feature of the succulent is the sickle or propeller-shaped leaves; hence the name Propeller plant. The unbranched succulent belongs to the Crassulaceae family and has its origin in South Africa. It grows as a shrub, often reaching the height of 23 cm to 25 cm. These summer-dormant species grow well in partial sun exposure and light shade.
Propeller succulents have a medium growth rate.
The blooming season begins in June and lasts till August. Once fully bloomed, the orange-red bright colored flowers easily last up to a month.
Watering and Feeding
The Propeller plant requires regular watering throughout the year except for the winter months. Also, it needs to be fed a balanced liquid fertilizer during the blooming season – June to August.
Crassula falcata grows healthily in well-drained soil. Use the standard potting mix for cacti.
The hardiness zone for the Crassula falcata is 9b to 11b. These plants need protection from frost and must be planted indoors.
For the best growth, this succulent shall be exposed to partial sun to light shade.
Propeller succulent propagates from cuttings of stem or leaf that need to be planted during the spring or the summer season.
The Propeller Plant or Crassula falcata bears attractive foliage and dramatic flower heads. The growth and flowering of the succulents are quite easy. A show stopper for indoors & outdoors, this variety is a great gift too.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||June - august|
|Common Name||Propeller plant|
|Frost Tolerance||20 to 25°F|
|Height||(23-25 Cm) tall|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Crassula falcata|
|Sun Exposure||Light shade/part sun|