(This plant comes in a 3.5 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).
Crassula cephalophora, a native to South Africa, and belonging to the Crassulaceae family is characterized by its lime-green foliage. The leaves especially are paddle-shaped and have a silvery sheen due to the presence of tiny white hair. The plant is a great indoor option. This shrub succulent grows no more than 12 inches and bears white flowers during the summer season. Also known as the Mini propeller plant, this succulent is not frost-hardy. If you live in places with extreme winter conditions, the best is to grow this plant indoors. It is a slow-growing plant and winter-dormant. For optimal growth, it needs bright light, at times direct sunlight.
The Propeller plant is slow-growing.
The succulent sprouts white flowers during the summer season.
The plant requires a regular dose of water during the summer months. In winters, when it goes dormant, reduce watering.
The succulent grows optimally in a well-draining cactus potting mix. Use pumice or perlite or any other mineral grit to increase drainage.
The plant is not frost-hardy. The hardiness zone is 9b to 11b.
One of the Crassula cephalophora care tips is to keep your plant in bright sunlight and sometimes a bit of direct light for its best growth.
There are multiple ways of propagating the plant. Some of these are seeds, basal offsets, and stem and leaf cuttings.
Crassula cephalophora does not usually have any pest problems. Be careful not to overwater the succulent as this can cause fungal diseases and can cause the root to rot. Get the best quality plants from Planet Desert!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Cactus jungle.|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 10b|
|Scientific Name||Crassula Cephalophora|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|