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Crassula Campfire - Succulent Plant

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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)
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    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

    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


    Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

    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.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    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 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

    How to grow Crassula plant from leaves?

    To grow Crassula plant from leaves consider the following steps. 1. Select a healthy, full grown leaf from a vigorously growing plant and remove it. 2. Lay the leaf onto a potting mixture of half vermiculite or perlite and half soil and slightly covering the lower portion of leaf with selected media. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. 4. After development of plantlet you can plant into pot or ground. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why is my Crassula plant dying?

    The main reasons of dying Crassula plant are as follows. 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation.

    Where to plant Crassula?

    You can plant a Crassula plant indoor and outdoor at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant - 1. Direct morning sunlight or indirect bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does Crassula plants need sunlight?

    Yes, Crassula plants need direct morning sunlight or indirect bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day.

    Where to keep Crassula plant in house?

    Keep Crassula plant in house at a spot receiving at least direct morning sunlight or indirect bright sunlight for 4-6 hours a day.

    What is Crassula plant?

    Crassula is a genus of succulent plants with simple opposite obovate leaves, used in containers and as specimen or hedge plantings at outdoors.

    How to propagate Crassula plant?

    1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 10-15 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to grow Crassula plant?

    Crassula plant is Propagated by cuttings. 1. Direct morning sunlight or indirect bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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    How to care Crassula plant?

    Caring tips to grow Crassula plant 1. Direct morning sunlight or indirect bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Apply any organic fertilizer during June-July month. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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