Crassula muscosa Variegated
(Syn: C. lycopodioides & C. pseudolycopodioides)
Known as the Variegated Watch Chain, Princess Pine or Clubmoss Crassula.ga
An unusual species with fine and soft leafy stems. The word “muscosa” is derived from Latin, meaning “Mossy”, referring to the fine mossy nature of this species. This variegated from has beautiful pinkish white leaves. The variegated form Crassula muscosa is much slower growing species than the green form and is a beautiful collectors item.
Plant size: Strong clusters of a few stems, about 10 cm cm high are offered.
Crassula is a large genus of easy-growing succulent plants, ranging from small compact plants to large tree-like shrubs. The species in South African is commonly referred to as “Plakkies” in Afrikaans. It is a widespread genus, found mainly in South Africa, but also northwards in Africa and in Madagascar.
The variability in the genus presents an array of plant forms, sizes, leaf shapes, colours and textures. This spectrum of features makes them excellent plants for container gardening, the rockery or used in larger landscapes.
Crassula ovata is known as the Jade Plant, Lucky Plant or Pink Joy, and it is believed to bring good luck. Known in many shapes and colours, this species is very popular and is grown as container plants worldwide. They are extremely hardy plants and grown in smaller containers, they will form very attractive natural bonsai trees.