Watch Chain Plant (Crassula muscosa) in the Crassulas Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Crassula muscosa Accepted
Tetraphyle muscosa Synonym
Crassula pseudolycopodioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 inches to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Malodorous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by CDsSister (Greenwood Village, CO - Zone 5b) on Jul 31, 2012 9:14 AM

Not cold hardy. Suitable for houseplant

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