Airplane plant Crassula perfoliata var. falcata

airplane plant


C. perfoliata var. falcata is a succulent evergreen subshrub to 1m in height, with sickle-shaped, bright grey-green leaves to 10cm in length, the blades lying vertically. Small scarlet, fragrant flowers are borne in flat clusters in late summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

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    • Common names

      Crassula falcata 'Rochea', Crassula falcata

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown at 15 - 18°C in early spring or stem or leaf cuttings in spring or early summer

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free