How to grow Crassula fusca

Written by Maggie

Dec 05 2020

How to grow Crassula fusca

Crassula fusca is a peculiar succulent plant with wide and long leaves and a whole red color, which makes it a good ornamental.How to grow succulent Crassula Fusca?In order to keep Crassula fusca well, you need to master the three main points, namely maintenance, reproduction and pest control. As long as you pay attention to it, you can easily put Crassula fusca into a frenzy of growth.

Crassula Fusca

1. Water properly for Crassula Fusca

Crassula Fusca is relatively drought-tolerant, so keep the soil slightly moist while watering, following the principle of watering thoroughly when dry.Spring and Autumn is the growth season of Crassula Fusca, generally 3 ~ 4 days watering;And in summer crassula fusca will enter a short dormant period because of high temperature, reducing the amount of watering, generally 1 to 2 weeks watering once;In winter temperature is low, Crassula fusca will enter the dormant period, watering every 3 ~ 4 weeks.

2. Good light for Crassula Fusca

Crassula Fusca needs plenty of light to grow, but can tolerate a slight shade of 1:30, but not too much shade, which can cause the leaves to grow in vain and turn green.The strong light in summer should be properly screened, and the growing season in spring and autumn should receive more light, so as to make the strains of Crassula fusca more beautiful.

Crassula Fusca

3. Control the temperature for Crassula Fusca

Crassula Fusca likes warm environments and can tolerate low temperature slightly, even indoor low temperature of minus 4 °C.When in summer high temperature, we’d better move it to a cool and ventilated place to conserve, and in winter move it indoors.

4. Apply fertilizer rationally for Crassula Fusca

During the spring and autumn growing season, Crassula Fusca can be properly fertilized, preferably with low nitrogen and high phosphorus and potassium.The heat of the summer can cause Crassula Fusca to enter a short period of dormancy during which fertilization should not take place.Cold temperatures in winter can also cause dormancy, and do not apply fertilizer to avoid burning roots.

Crassula Fusca