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Re: Crassula time

Post by ChrisR » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:24 pm

HaoBao wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:23 pm
Another one I missed, Crassula Nudicalis
I think this is probably Crassula herrei

https://www.crassulaceae.ch/de/artikel? ... H&aID=2880
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Re: Crassula time

Post by Stuart » Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:19 pm

crass frag 1.JPG
crass frag 2.JPG
I know Fragarioides is meant to be closely related to Clavata but this one came with both names on the label along with R&Y1986, it was much smaller when I bought it, still only in a 6.5cm pot but it doesn't look like Fragarioides to me.

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Re: Crassula time

Post by HaoBao » Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:38 pm

Thank you for the correction Chris 👍
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Re: Crassula time

Post by ChrisR » Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:22 pm

Stuart wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:19 pm
crass frag 1.JPGcrass frag 2.JPG

I know Fragarioides is meant to be closely related to Clavata but this one came with both names on the label along with R&Y1986, it was much smaller when I bought it, still only in a 6.5cm pot but it doesn't look like Fragarioides to me.

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It won't grown like that Stuart. It's really etiolated and needs much more light. Perhaps also the problem with not knowing the full range of variation within the species. Here are examples from 3 different populations;

R&Y1986 Klein Bloemfontein
fragarioides Klein Bloemfontein (2).JPG
Oshoek
fragarioides Oshoek.JPG
Driefontein
fragarioides Driefontein (3).JPG
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Re: Crassula time

Post by ralphrmartin » Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:55 pm

Another common plant - Crassula portulacea aka the Jade Plant or Money Tree - with a good show of flowers.
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Re: Crassula time

Post by MatDz » Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:07 pm

Not that common in that size!
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Re: Crassula time

Post by ralphrmartin » Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:28 pm

Many Chinese takeaways / restaurants have big ones - probably something to do with the name Jade Plant (and Money Plant!), but I'm not sure which is cause and effect!
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Re: Crassula time

Post by MatDz » Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:56 pm

But they are rarely not crazy etiolated! I've read that many (?) Asian cultures treat this Crassula as a good luck/wealth amulet, hence the name.
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Re: Crassula time

Post by Tina » Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:49 pm

I have a really old/large crassula gollum, that was part of a rescue collection, it was covered in mealie & very few leaves when I rescued it, it still has the odd mealie but is a great plant and I'm glad it didn't end up at the tip.
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Re: Crassula time

Post by juster » Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:51 pm

Lovely plants Ralph and Tina, and in good condition. I was looking at mine this afternoon, not even a bud to be seen :sad:
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