Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora
Crassula Cephalophora

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.

Growth Rate

The Propeller plant is slow-growing.

Flowering

The succulent sprouts white flowers during the summer season.

Watering

The plant requires a regular dose of water during the summer months. In winters, when it goes dormant, reduce watering.

Soil

The succulent grows optimally in a well-draining cactus potting mix. Use pumice or perlite or any other mineral grit to increase drainage.

Hardiness

The plant is not frost-hardy. The hardiness zone is 9b to 11b.

Light

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.

Propagation

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

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Crassula cephalophora
Common Name Cactus jungle.
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 10b
Mature Size 20 cm
Native Area South africa
Resistance 30F
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade

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Crassula Cephalophora

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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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.

Growth Rate

The Propeller plant is slow-growing.

Flowering

The succulent sprouts white flowers during the summer season.

Watering

The plant requires a regular dose of water during the summer months. In winters, when it goes dormant, reduce watering.

Soil

The succulent grows optimally in a well-draining cactus potting mix. Use pumice or perlite or any other mineral grit to increase drainage.

Hardiness

The plant is not frost-hardy. The hardiness zone is 9b to 11b.

Light

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.

Propagation

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

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Crassula cephalophora
Common Name Cactus jungle.
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 10b
Mature Size 20 cm
Native Area South africa
Resistance 30F
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade

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