Photo of Miniature Pine Tree (Crassula tetragona): Pairs of opposite leaves negate Sedum.

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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Apr 24, 2017 9:46 AM CST
It looks like a lovely "mini pine tree" plant, Crassula tetragona:
Miniature Pine Tree (Crassula tetragona)
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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Apr 24, 2017 10:17 AM CST
You're right, Tiffany, that's exactly what that is...I had a stand of those on the property that had naturalized...dunno how it ended up labeled as sedum.....
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Apr 24, 2017 10:45 AM CST
:+) Everyone's had an occasional brain fart. I have more than my share.
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Apr 24, 2017 10:46 AM CST
What "regular" zone are you in, BTW? I've had a small bit of C. tetragona in an outside mini garden for a few yrs.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Apr 24, 2017 12:05 PM CST

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I've moved the photo.
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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Apr 24, 2017 5:12 PM CST
That was in Sunset zone 23 sub-tropical SoCal, since then we've moved and are in Sunset zone 17, Banana Belt far Northwestern California, 3 blocks off the Pacific...whole different ballgame...LOL...
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Apr 28, 2017 8:23 AM CST
TY. I do not understand sunset zones at all.
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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Apr 28, 2017 9:06 AM CST
Sunset zones help us out here, dunno about elsewhere, figure out all of our various micro climates...one size fits all generaally doesn't work....BUT, sub=tropical zone 23 probably is USDA Zone 9, not quite 10.

I was surprised by this plant...it was given to me and underappreciated...I stuck it in the ground way down in back beneath Eucalyptus trees and ignored it. A couple of years later, I noticed it had naturalized and produced a great stand of them and then it WAS appreciated. I saw no value in it, for myself, as a pot plant, but love it planted in the ground
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Native Plants and Wildflowers
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purpleinopp
Apr 28, 2017 10:37 AM CST
Fascinating, TYVM! I value it as it manifests its' nickname, "mini pine tree." In a mini garden, individual stems do look like a weird little mini tree. It sounds like your winters are slightly warmer than mine. I'm inspired to stick a few stems in the ground and see what they think of winter in LA (lower Alabama, LOL,) without the shelter of a porch roof blocking rain.
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Apr 28, 2017 12:03 PM CST
My property in SoCal was frost-free and the plant never got watered...only winter rains which during those years was amounting to maybe 6" a year....
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Native Plants and Wildflowers
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purpleinopp
Apr 28, 2017 4:12 PM CST
TYVM!
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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