Crassula Princess Pine - Plant
Description for Crassula Princess Pine
Mexican Snowball is a succulent plant which is popular as a potted ornamental plant. It features rosettes of unusual blue-green foliage, which are often densely clustered and may form a small mound. The leaves may have a powdery coating and may develop red tints at the tips and edges.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Rattail Crassula,Watch Chain, Lizard's Tail, Zipper Plant and Princess Pine.||Yellow-green||July-September||1 to 3 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||-7 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Crassula Princess Pine
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
Typical uses of Crassula Princess Pine
Special features: Typically borne in clusters well above the vegetative growth. The Air plant Kalanchoe pinnata is a curiosity because new individuals develop vegetatively at indents along the leaf, usually after the leaf has broken off the plant and is laying on the ground, where the new plant can take root.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Unverified information Bahamians call it Life Leaf or Ploppers. In the Bahamas it is mostly used for Asthma or shortness in breath.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?