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How to care for Crassula mesembrianthoides

Written by Maggie

Feb 05 2021

How to care for Crassula mesembrianthoides

The leaves of Crassula mesembrianthoides are covered with green hairs and are very lovely. How to care for Crassula mesembrianthoides growing exvessively or leaves falling? Let's look down together.

Crassula mesembrianthoides care for growing excessively

Crassula mesembrianthoides appeared excessive growth phenomenon can adopt the way of beheadings. Topdressing compound fertilizer can every 1 months time, stop the use of nitrogen fertilizer at the same time, place it in a good light environment, accept the illuminate of uniform astigmatism. The following are details of Crassula mesembrianthoides care for growing excessively. 

1. Beheading treatment

When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, if the light is bad, it is easy to appear the phenomenon of moderate growth. We can adopt the way of beheadings, moderate growth of the branches cut off the top, it can be configured new soil, the basin of maintenance, this can also be solved crassula mesembrianthoides moderate growth phenomenon.

2. Reduce nitrogen fertilizer

When curing crassula mesembrianthoides after pruning, the frequency of fertilization should be strictly controlled. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, compound fertilizer should be applied every other month, and nitrogen fertilizer should be stopped, otherwise the phenomenon of barren growth will occur again. With reasonable light, the plant will grow more compact and improve its aesthetic and decorative ability.

3. Increase light

Crassula mesembrianthoides is fond of sufficient light. If there is a lack of light for a long time in the breeding process, and if the light is not good enough, it will cause the phenomenon of barren growth. Therefore, When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, it needs to be moved to an environment with good light at this time, and ventilation management should be strengthened.

4. Reduce watering

Too wet soil is not conducive to the growth of Crassula mesembrianthoides. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides in barren growth, watering should be reduced and the growing environment should be kept dry daily. The principle of "seeing the wet as the dry" can be followed to timely supplement water for Crassula mesembrianthoides, and water accumulation in the basin can be avoided, which is conducive to the recovery of growth of Crassula mesembrianthoides.

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Crassula mesembrianthoides care for leaves shriveling and falling

When the leaves of Crassula mesembrianthoides shrivel and fall, the plants should be moved to a sunny place and the time of exposure to light should be gradually increased. If the temperature is too low, the plants should be moved to a greenhouse and the room temperature should not be lower than 10℃. If there is too much water, the plants should stop watering. The following are details of Crassula mesembrianthoides care for leaves shriveling and falling

1. Increase light

Crassula mesembrianthoides prefer to grow in a sunny environment, if during the period of growth often put it in the shadows, will lead to its leaves wither, so Crassula mesembrianthoides leaves wither fall to do. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides in the summer of bright light, it should be placed in the shade, to help security through hibernation.

2. Heating treatment

Crassula mesembrianthoides is suitable for growing in a warm environment. If it is kept in a low-temperature environment for a long time during the growth period, it is likely to lead to poor growth of leaves and the phenomenon of shedding and shedding. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, the plant should be moved into a greenhouse.

3. Reduce water

Crassula mesembrianthoides does not require much water. If the water too much at normal times, it will lead to serious water accumulation in the potting soil, and the roots will not be able to breathe, and the leaves will turn yellow and shrivel up accordingly. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, the roots should be taken out for soil replacement treatment, and then re-planted after disinfection.

4. Soil replacement treatment

Crassula mesembrianthoides has high requirements for soil. If the soil selected is too rigid or deep, it will cause the growth of root system to be blocked and the leaves will gradually wither and fall off. When we care for Crassula mesembrianthoides, the soil should be replaced in time, and the soil should be recultivated with a mixture of peat, vermiculite and perlite, and then the soil should be changed once a year.

care for Crassula mesembrianthoides