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Crassula pyramidalis



Vase: 8.5 cm.

Family: Crassulaceae

Origin: Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape (Africa)



It can be said that Crassula is the succulent plant par excellence, since its name derives from Latin and means "fat", probably referring to the thick, fleshy and succulent leaves, capable of storing abundant water to resist the drought of the arid zones. where do they come from. These succulents are sometimes also endowed with a light hair, which helps to protect the plant from the sun's rays, helping to make it resistant and strong. The genus includes several hundred species, most similar to small trees, but sometimes also climbers or shrubs, suitable for both apartments and gardens, really perfect for any type of ornamental need! 

Particularly appreciated also for the rich inflorescences, small but very ornamental, it also performs important purifying functions, as its leaves have an excellent absorption power of electronic pollution and purify the air of harmful chemicals. It is also often used as an auspicious gift, so much so that it is commonly known as the "money tree": it is considered useful for wishing economic prosperity, good luck and excellent interpersonal relationships. 

Crassula is therefore a very ornamental succulent, highly resistant, lucky charm and, last but not least, extremely easy to grow, also suitable for novice enthusiasts!


Also called “Little Jade Pagoda”. Attractive succulent plant with slow growth and bushy habit. Its green quadrangular stem is formed by numerous compact, slender and triangular leaves. 

Over time, it tends to branch out and lignify at the base. Like many other plants of the genus Crassula, with prolonged exposure to the sun or dry cold, it takes on a beautiful reddish or purplish hue. In spring, you can admire its magnificent flowering, which varies in color from white to pale pink, and occurs at the apex of the stems. It is much sought after by lovers of succulents due to its particular shape, which resembles a pagoda.


Plant care:

Light: It needs a lot of light during all seasons, but avoiding direct sunlight, especially during the hottest hours of the day.


Temperature: It is preferable to keep it in mild temperatures and above all never below 10°C, so it is recommended to place it in sheltered and ventilated places during the winter.


Watering: Moderately, only when the soil is completely dry. It is enough once a week in spring and summer, a reduction every two months in autumn and completely discontinued in winter.


Substrate: A strongly draining soil is ideal, for example formed by a mixture of peat and pumice so that the water does not stagnate. or ideallySiro Cato


Fertilization: They do not need frequent fertilization, it will be enough to dilute the fertilizer in the irrigation water once  twice a year. PreferablySyro Liquid Fertilizer Cato.

Crassula pyramidalis

SKU: P1879
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