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Description

Attractive leaves of Senecio crassissimus has the hick, waxy silver-grey with bright purple margins.

Sr Item name
1 Senecio crassissimus - Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Senecio crassissimus is evergreen leaf-succulent Leaves are the vertical manner of silver-grey waxy appearance laterally positioned purple circumference flattened fleshy leaves. It has thick erect stems produce bright yellow daisy-like flowers at the tip of the plant during mid-summer to autumn.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Senecio crassissimus, Kalanchoe crassissimus, Vertical leaf senecio, Propeller plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 ft
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Summer to Autumn
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • While usually grown as a houseplant, the succulent perennials of the Kalanchoe family can grow outside in regions with warm or mild winters. The more light, the denser the foliage and the more numerous the blooms.
  • Water Senecio crassissimus deeply whenever the top of the soil feels dry and let the soil dry before watering again, as Kalanchoe rots quickly in the muddy soil.
  • Check the leaves often during the winter months, and water only when the leaves begin to appear shriveled.

    Senecio crassissimus care

    Plant succulent where it receives several hours of bright sunlight but is protected during the hottest part of the day. Avoid total shade, which causes the plant to become long and spindly. Sunlight brings out the intense red leaf edges.

    Sunlight Full sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Feed bi-weekly in the summer with a liquid fertilizer, or use slow-release pellets.

    Senecio crassissimus special feature

    The large leaves of Senecio crassissimus looking as if turned on the edge are the most unique feature.

    Senecio crassissimus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for outdoor and indoor living room
  • It contains

    SrItem name
    1Senecio crassissimus - Succulent Plant
    23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to look after Senecio plant?

    Caring tips to grow Senecio plant 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 2-3 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    What is a Senecio plant?

    Senecio is annual plant in Compositae family and used as ornamental foliage in mass planting, container or above ground planter.

    How to plant Senecio?

    To plant Senecio consider the following points. 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

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