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Little Jewel

Pachyphytum compactum

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Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

35cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A pot with a succulent green Pachyphytum compactum plant
A photo of Little Jewel
A photo of Little Jewel

Little Jewel Overview

Pachyphytum compactum is an attractive succulent plant from the Crassulaceae family. Grown for the fleshy, succulent leaves, this plant produces beautiful blue-green, plump leaves with round tips. The leaves have attractive marble-like markings across their surface, hence this plant is commonly known by the name Little Jewel. It is a popular houseplant, but not the most common. Little Jewel can grow in poor soil conditions as long as it's well-drained. Enjoys bright sunlight, place on a sunny windowsill if growing as a houseplant indoors. Protect from freezing and be careful about overwatering as succulents don't need much and are prone to root rot if overwatered.

Common problems with Little Jewel

How to propagate Little Jewel

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Little Jewel

Attractive leaves