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Crassula (Ivory Pagoda)

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Crassula (Ivory Pagoda)

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South Africa

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The Crassula (Ivory Pagoda) succulent is a stunningly beautiful plant native to South Africa. It is a member of the Crassulaceae family, and it has become popular among gardeners due to its unique shape and striking foliage. This succulent grows in an upright, pagoda-like shape, with stems that are tightly packed together and can reach up to 18 inches in height. Its leaves are thick and fleshy, with a waxy texture that gives them a glossy sheen. They range in color from light green to dark green, sometimes with hints of purple or pink. The leaves are arranged in pairs along the stem, giving the plant its distinctive look. In late spring or early summer, Ivory Pagoda will produce small white flowers on long stalks that rise above the foliage. These blooms have five petals each and last for several weeks before fading away. Caring for an Ivory Pagoda succulent is relatively easy; it requires bright indirect sunlight and well-draining soil. Watering should be done sparingly; allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings as this plant does not tolerate wet feet very well. It can also benefit from occasional fertilization during its growing season (spring through fall). The Crassula genus has been around since at least 1753 when it was first described by Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus. Since then, many species of Crassula have been discovered and cultivated by gardeners all over the world who appreciate their unique beauty and ease of care. The Ivory Pagoda variety is one of these popular cultivars that has become widely available in recent years due to its attractive appearance and hardiness.
The Crassula (Ivory Pagoda) succulent is a beautiful plant that thrives in bright indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but it should be limited to a few hours per day. If you are looking for the best growth and flowering potential, medium light is ideal. Low light should be avoided as this will lead to slower growth and less blooming.
The Crassula (Ivory Pagoda) succulent is a low-maintenance plant that thrives in well-draining soil. The ideal soil should be light and sandy, with some organic matter mixed in to help retain moisture. It's important to avoid soils that are too dense or heavy, as this can lead to root rot. For best results, make sure the soil pH is between 6.0 and 7.5 and fertilize lightly every few months during the growing season.
The Crassula (Ivory Pagoda) succulent requires infrequent watering. It is best to wait until the soil has dried out completely before giving it a thorough soak. Water deeply, allowing the water to drain from the bottom of the pot. Allow the soil to dry out completely again before watering again.
The ideal humidity conditions for the Crassula (Ivory Pagoda) succulent are low to moderate. It prefers dry air, so you should avoid misting it or keeping it in a humid environment. Instead, keep it in an area with good air circulation and water only when the soil is completely dry.