Calico Kitten crassula (Crassula pellucida‘Variegata’) is a quite little delicious with heart-shaped fallen leaves noted with glowing pink, velvety white, as well as environment-friendly. Pretty white blossoms grow in springtime as well as periodically throughout the period. Calico Kitten plants are simple to expand inside your home or out. They look excellent in rock yards, hanging xeriscapes as well as baskets. Continue reading as well as discover exactly how to expand Calico Kittens.
Growing a Calico Kitten Plant
Calico Kitten crassula needs lots of sunshine however need to be grown where it isn’t blown up by straight sunlight on warm mid-days. You’ll discover that Calico Kitten succulents are particularly rather in filtered or spotted light where their shades can radiate through.
Like all succulents, Calico Kitten plants call for fast-draining dirt. Interior plants succeed in a potting mix created for succulents as well as cacti, or a mix of normal potting mix as well as sand.
Caring for Calico Kitten Plants
Keep the dirt moist for brand-new Calico Kitten succulents. As soon as developed, the plants are drought-hardy as well as call for water just periodically. Be cautious of overwatering, as succulents are most likely to rot in soaked problems. Also completely dry is constantly far better than also damp. Water interior plants moderately throughout the cold weather, just when the fallen leaves look somewhat shriveled.
Fertilize Calico Kitten in containers 3 or 4 times annually, however constantly throughout the expanding period as well as never ever in winter months. Make use of a water-soluble plant food blended to half toughness. Exterior samplings grown in the ground hardly ever require plant food, however a little garden compost is constantly an excellent concept.
Calico Kitten stems are breakable. Simply stick it in the dirt as well as expand a brand-new plant if one breaks. Also a solitary fallen leave will certainly expand a brand-new plant. You can additionally multiply a brand-new plant by splitting fully grown plants or by dividing as well as growing spin-offs (dogs) that expand from the base.