Crassula rogersii 'Variegata'
Crassula rogersii f. variegata
This succulent is a form of Crassula rogersii selected for its variegated foliage.
Crassula rogersii 'Variegata' is a cute succulent shrublet with erect to decumbent branches and variegated club-shaped leaves. It grows up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. The stems are green and fleshy, becoming reddish-brown with age. Leaves are green with irregular creamy-white markings and tipped with red in intense sunlight. They are covered with short white hairs giving them a velvety appearance and a felt-like texture.
The pale yellow flowers are tubular to almost cylindrical and held in small clusters at the end of thin, up to 8 inches (20 cm) long stalks in summer.
USDA hardiness zone 9b to 10b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Crassulas are easy to grow but susceptible to mealy bugs and fungal diseases. Overwatering is sure to be fatal, as with all succulents, so err on the side of too dry rather than too wet. Never let your Crassula sit in water. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, ensure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes.
Crassulas are generally started by division, offsets, or leaf cuttings. Plants can be easily propagated from a single leaf: sprout leaves by placing them into a succulent or cacti mix, then covering the dish until they sprout.
Repot as needed, preferably during the warm season. To repot a succulent, ensure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the pot. Knock away the old soil from the roots, removing any rotted or dead roots. Treat any cuts with a fungicide. Place the plant in its new pot and backfill it with potting soil, spreading the roots out as you repot. Leave the plant dry for a week or so, then begin to water lightly to reduce the risk of root rot.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Crassula.
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