Crassula Hottentot Succulent House Plant 6cm Pot



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Crassula Hottentot, also known as Crassula schmidtii, is a beautiful succulent plant that is native to South Africa. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Crassula Hottentot healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Crassula Hottentot prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but too much can burn the leaves. If you are growing your plant indoors, place it near a sunny window that receives filtered light.

  2. Water: Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. During winter, water sparingly to avoid overwatering.

  3. Humidity: Crassula Hottentot does not require high humidity levels and can thrive in dry conditions.

  4. Temperature: Crassula Hottentot prefers warm temperatures between 60-80°F (16-27°C). It cannot tolerate temperatures below 50°F (10°C). Keep the plant away from drafts and cold windows.

  5. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: Remove any dead or yellow leaves as soon as they appear. This will help prevent the spread of disease and encourage new growth.

  7. Repotting: Crassula Hottentot does not require frequent repotting. Repot it only when the plant has outgrown its pot. Use a well-draining soil mix and a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.

  8. Pests: Crassula Hottentot can be prone to mealybugs and spider mites. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  9. Soil: Crassula Hottentot prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of sand, perlite, and potting soil to create a soil mix that is well-draining and nutrient-poor.

Following these care tips will help your Crassula Hottentot thrive and maintain its beautiful shape and form. With proper care, this succulent can be a stunning addition to any indoor garden.

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