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Rattail Crassula, Watch Chain, Lizard's Tail
Scientific Name: Crassula muscosa Linn.
Synonym: Crassula lycopodioides
Family: Crassulaceae
Rattail Crassula, Watch Chain, Lizard's Tail (Crassula  muscosa) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-24
USDA: 9b-10

Heat Tolerance: Cannot take direct sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade, to full sun

Origin: Widely spread in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho

Growth Habits: Multi-stemmed succulent, up to 1 foot tall (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Opportunistic grower, water year around

Propagation: Cuttings

Crassula is a very large genus. In general, only the South African species are of interest to the collectors

Cultural Practices:
Crassulas are sensitive to mealybugs.

Blooming Habits:
Tiny greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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