Calico Kitten is an attractive Crassula that produces small jade-green leaves with pale cream coloured margins in the shade, and vibrant purples in sunlight. It is a trailing succulent and is ideal for ground cover or hanging baskets.
Common Names: Calico Kitten
Height: Grows to about 3cm tall. Trailing stems produce a dense spread of jade coloured leaves with purple stems and margins. Ideal for ground cover.
Light: Full sun to partial shade. Produces maximum vibrant purple colouring in full sun.
Water: Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.
Flowers: Produces pale pink flower clusters in the springtime.
Propagation: From stem cuttings or leaves taken during spring- autumn.
Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions.