Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the root-ball. Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots.
Position in hole and backfill with soil, gently firming down. Always water in well after planting to settle the soil around the roots and keep the soil lightly moist for several weeks while the new plant establishes.
Mulch with an organic mulch, or stones and pebbles ensuring to keep it away from the base of the plant.
Water regularly allowing the soil to dry out between watering.
Keep the leaves clean by wiping with a damp cloth.
Crassula ovatas make an interesting bonsai style specimen., Their thick trunks and fleshy leaves give them an aged appearance.
Perfect for terrariums, in mixed plantings or as a specimen plant.
C. ovatas can be easily propagated through cuttings and through leaf propagation. When propagating ensure that you allow the ends of the leaves or stems to dry out slightly prior to placing in a good quality seed raising mix.