Crassula Campfire - Succulent Plant

Crassula capitella (Campfire) is a branching succulent plant with fleshy propeller like leaves that mature from light green to bright red.

    What makes it special:
  • Best for pot culture.
  • Gives cooling effect to eyes.
  • Easy to grow with low maintenance.
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1Crassula Campfire - Succulent Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Crassula Campfire

Crassula capitella or the Campfire Plant is a perennial succulent plant native to southern Africa. Campfire crassula is a branching succulent with fleshy leaves that mature from bright lime green to bright red. Great for borders, containers, edging, fillers, ground covers, rock gardens, xeriscaping, and coastal gardens.

Campfire Plant grows as an evergreen and is a flowering succulent. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Campfire Plant is known for its clump-forming habit and growing to a height up to 30 centimeter.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height5 inch (13 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification 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


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Light Requirement

  • 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.

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

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (3-4 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in 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 current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.

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    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.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when 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 top soil (3-4 inches) in 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

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Crassula Campfire ?

    Crassula Campfire is commonly known as Crassula capitella,Crassula capitella Campfire,Crassula Blaze, Crassula Flame

    How tall do Crassula Campfire grow?

    On average Crassula Campfire grows up to 30 centimeter

    When Crassula Campfire blooms?

    With enough light, Crassula Campfire may produce flowers in April-June

    How hard is Crassula Campfire to grow?

    A Crassula Campfire is Easy

    How much sunlight does a Crassula Campfire need?

    A Crassula Campfire prefers 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.

    How much water does a Crassula Campfire need?

    A Crassula Campfire prefers watering Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml ) water when top soil (3-4 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.

    What kind of soil does a Crassula Campfire need?

    A Crassula Campfire prefers Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content

    What temperature does a Crassula Campfire like?

    A Crassula Campfire prefers 20 to 30 degree celsius

    How often should I fertilize my Crassula Campfire ?

    To encourage Crassula Campfire growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.

    Pradip

    Friday, 28 February 2020

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

    Shweta Jain

    Monday, 03 February 2020

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Anirban Roy
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