Bonsai Crassula

Crassula sarcocaulis | Also known as: Sedum sarcocaule | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Great gardens can start out small with the bonsai crassula

Exuding enchanting laid back elegance, don’t be surprised if you lose track of time simply admiring crassula sarcocaulis or bonsai crassula; a stunning sub-shrub that is easy to grow and which will make your gardening experience a calm and relaxing one. Bonsai crassula features slender fleshy leaves and clusters of beautiful white or pink flowers shaped like stars. This plant loves full sunlight but grows in partial shade too and should be planted in loamy or sandy soil that offers good drainage, with moderate water levels. Bonsai crassula is a gorgeous container plant that can undergo pruning for bonsai purposes or be placed in a courtyard garden or on a patio as a sensational feature plant. This beautiful sub-shrub brings colourful grace to rock gardens and an understated majesty to borders and beds.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.3
Spread [m]
  • 0.3
Dominant flower colour
  • Pink
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Foliage in winter
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • stem tip cuttings
  • leaf cuttings
Growth habit
  • Bushy
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z12-14
Heat zone
  • H9-1
Heat days
  • 0 - 150
Moisture
  • well-drained
Soil type
  • sandy
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Cacti & succulents
  • Succulents
Grown for
  • Ornamental Foliage
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
Garden type
  • Indoor or winter garden
  • Containers
Garden spaces
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 20 years