Sun: full sun
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 1a from -60° F to -55° F (-51.1 ° C to -48,3° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Cold hardy to 0°C
Flower: in the summer and fall
Flower Type: white or cream
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: Plants may rot if overwatered, Fungal diseases, pests
Where to buy Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans?
Basc Care for Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Red Carpet"
Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans needs at least six hours of direct sunlight every day in order to be healthy and happy. Place your succulent outdoors or near a sunny window, and check its leaves regularly – they should be bright green and firm. If the leaves start to look weak or pale, it's an indication that the succulent isn't getting enough sun.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 1a from -60° F to -55° F (-51.1 ° C to -48,3° C).
Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans is a cold-hardy variety that can survive temperatures as low as 0°F. Its thick, succulent leaves and stems act as insulation and help retain moisture in winter months, while its deep root system allows it to survive even the harshest cold conditions. It is an incredibly resilient species that has adapted to its environment and can withstand extreme temperatures.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
One way to propagate Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans is by cutting
Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, it is important to be aware that certain parts of the plant may contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation. It is advised that you keep the plants away from small children or pets, as they may unknowingly ingest them and suffer ill effects.
Pests and Diseases
Crassula Pubescens ssp. radicans can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as mealybugs.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- Mealybugs: quarantine, clean infected plants, soapy water.
Besides that, to prevent serious health issues from happening, keep your succulent in a well-ventilated area and check it regularly for any signs of pests or health problems.