Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Thanks for ID and help this succulent

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Name: Fiat
Modesto -The Central Valley of (Zone 9b)
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fiat
Aug 19, 2016 6:09 PM CST
Not knowing which succulent this is makes me ignorant about caring it... So pls id it and extra help for pointing out what problem I have missed. Thanks.
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Fiat
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Aug 19, 2016 6:27 PM CST
I believe it is a Crassula called the propeller plant. Gene
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Aug 19, 2016 6:54 PM CST
I agree But if its Propellor Plant, it needs way more light.
Name: Fiat
Modesto -The Central Valley of (Zone 9b)
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fiat
Aug 19, 2016 7:45 PM CST
Thanks, Gene & Daisy. I do think it probably needs more light... but harder and harder to find a spot that receive more sunlight due to other plants (succ & cacti) already take most space. Well, just have to squeeze out some... Oh, and more water too?
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Fiat
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Aug 19, 2016 7:56 PM CST
Feel the leaves. If they are plump and firm, do not water. Only water when the leaves get a bot limp/soft. Gene
Name: Fiat
Modesto -The Central Valley of (Zone 9b)
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fiat
Aug 19, 2016 11:16 PM CST
Thanks, Gene. plump? firm? limp? soft? I think I am not good in "feel the leaves" as scared to touch them... Can you see how they feel from the picture? I think the bottom one already dry out and other lower ones are kind of wrinkled up?
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Fiat
Name: Bob
The Kau Desert, Hawaii (Zone 12a)
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OrchidBob
Aug 19, 2016 11:53 PM CST
Your Crassula falcata 'scarlet' is looking good.
The lower leaves do naturally shrivel up and die as it grows if it gets too dry.
It likes to be fertilized and full sun or at least as much as you can give it.
The pot looks big enough for it to reach maturity. When full grown it will send up a flower spike from the center with a large cluster if red, fragrant flowers.
The mother plant will slowly shrivel after the bloom; however,
it will make many offshoots from the leaf axis.
Name: Fiat
Modesto -The Central Valley of (Zone 9b)
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fiat
Aug 20, 2016 1:42 AM CST
Thanks, Bob for the growing guide and the valuable info... I do need self-research after knowing plant name. But many thanks.
If a plant looks good, smells good, don't eat it, grow it!
Fiat

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