Plant Specifications

Plant Height 5 inch (13 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specifications are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Crassula capitella,Crassula capitella Campfire,Crassula Blaze, Crassula Flame
Maximum Reachable Height up to 30 centimeter
Bloom Time April-June
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care


Light Requirement

  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when topsoil (3-4 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As a rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in the morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. .
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.


Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.



Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.


Donts

  • Do not over-water the plant especially when the pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Crassula Campfire Care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml ) water when topsoil (3-4 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.


Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

Sunlight At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
Watering Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml ) water when top soil (3-4 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content
Temperature 20 to 30 degree celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Crassula Campfire Special Feature

The Campfire crassula is a branching succulent with fleshy propeller-like leaves that mature from bright lime green to bright red. Leaves turn bright red if not over-watered and the plant receives direct sun for most of the day, during drought or in cold temperatures.

Crassula Campfire Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose like borders, containers, edging, fillers, ground covers, rock gardens

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