Crassula “Justus Corderoy”


No synonyms are recorded for this species name.


Crassula “Justus Corderoy” is a nursery hybrid and it doesn’t exist in nature.


Crassula “Justus Corderoy” is a nursery-produced hybrid between Crassula exilis ssp. cooperi and C. perfoliata var. minor. It is a small succulent, reaching a maximum height of 30 centimeters. It has numerous, reddish-brownish stems, whose untidy abundance in the pot gives to the plant a luxuriant aspect. Its thick, fleshy leaves are almost semi-cilyndrical at the base and have a pointed tip. They have a bright green colour with red-brownish hintes, and a velvety surface for the white bristles scattered among them.


Crassula “Justus Corderoy” is not so difficult to grow. Pay attention to watering: interventions should be moderate and frequent in Spring and Summer and reduced and scarce in Winter, to avoid root rotting. This plant requires a bright spot, plenty of light or either half light. It’s better to keep it indoors to avoid frost damages: temperatures below 5ºC should be avoided.


Propagation is made through leaf or stem cuttings.


The name “Crassula” comes from the Latin “crassus”, which means fat.

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