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Rosary Plant, Sosaties, Inrygertjie
Scientific Name: Crassula rupestris ssp. rupestris Thunb.
Family: Crassulaceae
Rosary Plant, Sosaties, Inrygertjie (Crassula  rupestris ssp. rupestris) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-28
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: hardy to 32F (0C)

Heat Tolerance: Cannot take direct sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Southern Cape area of South Africa (Karoo)

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer in Phoenix, fairly drought tolerant elsewhere

Propagation: Cuttings in any season

The Rosary Plant is a highly variable dwarf species. It makes a good plant for hanging baskets. Some clones become bright red in full sun.

Rosary Plant, Sosaties, Inrygertjie (Crassula  rupestris ssp. rupestris)

Rosary Plant, Sosaties, Inrygertjie (Crassula  rupestris ssp. rupestris)

Cultural Practices:
Crassulas are sensitive to mealybugs.

Blooming Habits:
Small pink or white flowers with a musty scent.

Fruiting Habits:

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