Crassula congesta Green Beans
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Crassula congesta is commonly known as Green Beans. A part of the Crassulaceae family, the plant grows erect with a single stem. It is a monocarpic succulent that bears good-looking flowers in shades of rose/mauve, pale yellow, and sometimes green, from late spring to early summer. The leaves are characterized by a soft silky appearance. The Green Bean succulent never grows beyond 4 inches. The winter-dormant plant is slightly frost-hardy and is a native to South Africa. This slow-growing plant grows best with filtered or partial sun.
Green bean succulent is slow-growing.
The succulent Green bean plant bears flowers in shades of rose/mauve, pale yellow, and sometimes green, from late spring to early summer.
Follow the typical watering needs of a succulent. The key to Crassula congesta care is the dry and soak method.
Go in for porous soil so that it drains off well.
This plant is slightly frost-hardy. Its hardiness zone is 10A - 11.
For the best growth of this plant, it needs bright shade to full sun.
Green bean succulents can be propagated best from seeds, offsets, and cuttings.
Crassula congesta is the best succulent plant for xeriscaping. Grab the premium quality one from Planet Desert!
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|Blooming Season||Late spring to early summer|
|Common Name||Green bean succulent|
|Frost Tolerance||-1.1 – 1.7 °c|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Crassula congesta|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|