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CrassulaVo lkensii profile

Written by Maggie

Feb 16 2021

CrassulaVo lkensii profile

Crassulavo lkensii is a succulent perennial herb of the genus Cyclosaurus in the Chrysanthemum family, native to South Africa. Crassulavo lkensii is low, fascicular, more branching, easy to give birth to lateral buds; Leaves are opposite, more dense, fleshy, ovate, round ovate, young leaves green, sunlight, temperature difference in the environment of the middle leaves dark, scattered dark purple spots and markings. The flower is white, star-shaped, with five petals, and blooms in winter and spring; Crassulavo lkensii can be used cuttings and seedling cultivation, like warm, adequate light, dry, well ventilated growth environment.

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Crassulavo lkensii

Morphological characteristics of Crassulavo lkensii

Crassulavo lkensii plants are much branched and easily clustered. The fleshy leaves are findle-shaped, opposite, and closely arranged. The front of the green leaf has light brown or brown purple fine spots, which imitates the moment when the drizzle is frozen on the leaf, just like the traces of the lingering raindrops left on the leaf surface.

Crassulavo lkensii is a fleshy leaf that turns red and spotted after a long period of light. The fusiform leaves have faint spots on the surface, like raindrops falling in the sunlight, and then freeze for a moment, keeping a permanent memory. The flowers, small, white, yellow stamens, interspersed in the tender leaves, fresh and lovely.

Crassulavo lkensii plants are called "purple CrassulaVo lkensii" because the spots on their leaves, sometimes with a purple halo, are purple when the soil is dry and the light is good. Crassulavo lkensii has a tendency to flower. Flowery period is in spring, flowers in the top of the branches and leaves, small, white, yellow stamens, flowers into clusters of open, very lively, very beautiful, and the flowering period is also very long.

Crassulavo lkensii growing method

Crassulavo Lkensii likes to bathe in the sun and catch the wind. Crassulavo lkensii cold resistance, heat resistance and negative resistance is stronger, is better breed. Growth temperature is 15-20 degrees Celsius, winter temperature is not less than 5 degrees Celsius.

Spring, autumn, and winter sections are suitable for full sunshine cultivation, in order to prevent the plant from being steep long, so that the leaf color is bright. Watering thoroughly; Summer in half shade ventilation maintenance, watering should not be too much.

Ensure adequate water supply during the growing season, keep the pot soil moist, even in summer and winter, do not allow the pot soil to be dry for a long time, otherwise, the root system will dry up, and will lead to Crassulavo lkensii death. Medium requires loose, permeability good sandy loam.

Light and temperature

Crassulavo Lkensii likes to bathe in the sun and enjoy the semi-shade and cool environment. Crassulavo lkensii is cold resistant, heat resistant, suitable for growth temperature 15-20 degrees Celsius, winter temperature is not lower than 5 degrees Celsius. Spring, autumn, winter sections are suitable for full sunshine cultivation, in order to prevent the plant being steep long, so that the leaf color is bright.

Moisture

Dry watering thoroughly, the summer needs to be in the half shade ventilation maintenance, watering should not be too much. Ensure adequate water supply during the Crassulavo lkensii growing season, keep the pot soil moist, even in summer and winter, do not allow the pot soil to be dry for a long time, otherwise, the root system will dry up, will lead to plant death.

Soil

Crassulavo lkensii does not require very high soil requirements, which require loose sandy loam with good permeability.

Crassulavo lkensii

Crassulavo lkensii propagation

1. Sowing

In many succulents, with the exception of a few species that are pollinated by flowers, others require manual intervention. Because Crassulavo lkensii life is short, so the seeds generally if in normal temperature state down last year, so the chances of its germination is very small, so we have to turn it off after the seeds mature seeds must immediately, so we can very good to make it faster germination, at the time of sowing must choose a bit soft soil, permeability is better also, then the proper water, give a little more light, it could soon sprouted.

2. The cutting

Leaves: you can take some of Crassulavo lkensii thick leaves, and then put it on the moist, loose soil, this will be able to quickly grow roots.

Stem insertion: Crassulavo lkensii can also be in its reproduction, combined with pruning plastic, can cut off its branches as cuttings, and then to put it surface above the clean, after a little dry cuttings, this effect will be better, but also let the survival rate is higher.

Thong: Crassulavo lkensii is a bit thick, and developed a mature root cut off, and then bury it in the sand bed, make it a little bit to reveal to the top of the maintain moist and some enough light, so you can quickly from its root minister come out a lot of new bud, gradually formed a few small plants.

Crassulavo lkensii