This plant has no fragrance
Striped Fragile Crassula Overview
The Fragile Crassula is an enjoyable and pretty green spreading succulent, with small oval leaves and colors either green or purple. It is easy to grow and does not need a lot of attention. An ornamental ground-cover, it is often used in rockeries and pots, grown for its beauty, its ability to grow where other plants struggle to, and it is edible.
Common problems with Striped Fragile Crassula
Pests include mealybugs and scale. Generally disease free.
How to harvest Striped Fragile Crassula
To harvest leaves, detach a leaf from an established plant by pulling or bending. Eat the roots fresh.
How to propagate Striped Fragile Crassula
Take leaf cuttings in spring and summer. Detach a leaf from an established plant, and leave it to dry for a day. Insert the broken end of the leaf into a mix of moist peat and sand.
Remove stems with new roots from the motherplant and replant.
Special features of Striped Fragile Crassula
Great pot plant, given sufficient drainage holes.
Very drought tolerant, suitable for xeriscaping.
Attracts useful insects
Many insects including the honeybee and butterflies.
Can be kept indoors in a container, given sufficient sunlight.
Other uses of Striped Fragile Crassula
The Khoi-people eat the roots.