Crassula also refered to as ‘Springtime’. As the plant matures you can expect it to reach up to 20 cm (8″) tall and about 15 cm (6″) in diameter. As the plant matures you can expect the leaves to be fleshy and bright green. When the plant produces floweres expect them to be pink.
Care and Propagation Information
Crassula ‘Springtime’ can be quite beautiful when it is well-taken care off. This succulent type needs typical watering like other succulents. The watering method is very important to keep your Crassula ‘Springtime’ healthy. It should not sit on the water, and an excess amount of water should be avoided. The best way of watering is soak and dry method this Crassula ‘Springtime’. Yet, the succulent should be controlled to avoid overwatering.
- Prefers full sun
- Can be grown indoor light should be filtered not direct
- Grows 20 cm (or 8″) tall
- Grows up to 15 cm (or 6″) wide
- Can die easily if overwatered see: How to Water Succulent Plants
- Does not handle cold well
- Plant zone 10a -1,1°C (or 30°F)
- Best propagated by offsets
- Generally known to be toxic to people and animals
- Crassula ‘Springtime’ is summer dormant
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Where to Plant
Crassula ‘Springtime’ succulents need strong light. When planting this Springtime type in a garden, make sure it gets sunlight. Full to partial sun is the best for its growth. It is better to grow outdoor rather than indoor.
This type of succulent prefers a warm climate. It can survive at zone 10a which is around -1.1 °C (or 30°F). If you live in a cold area, it is better to plant Crassula ‘Springtime’ in an indoor environment. As long as it gets enough sunlight, the plant will grow happily.
How to Propagate Crassula ‘Springtime’
Crassula ‘Springtime’ can be propagated by leaves and cuttings even if it is a slow grower. This slow-growing succulent type does not require repotting often. Of course, the first-time repotting is essential when it is bought from the store.
Like all the other succulent types, a well-drained soil mixture is essential. If you want to know about well-drained soil mixtures, check How to Prepare Well-drained Soil for Succulent Plants.
When propagating Crassula ‘Springtime’ with leaves. (Learn How to Propagate Succulents in detail here.) You should get a leave carefully from the mother plant. It should be a healthy leave that has no part left on the stem. In this way, the propagation will work. Before replanting, wait for a few days to allow it to callous. Use well-draining soil for your new succulent plant. Don’t forget to water when the soil dries out.
When propagating Crassula ‘Springtime’ from cuttings, cut a leaf from the mother plant carefully with a clean knife or scissors. Before replanting, wait for a few days to allow it to callous. Use well-draining soil for your new succulent plant. Don’t forget to water when the soil dries out.
Origin and Habitat
Crassula that is also called ‘Springtime’ is most likely a hybrid between the Crassula rupetris and Crassula perfoliata var minor.