The Crassula Red Pagoda, also called Crassula capitella Red Pagoda is a cool and colorful Crassula. Her colors can change over the year from bright red to green. Coloration is strongly depending on light intensity, temperature and water conditions. It is beautiful to see all these changes over the year.
Crassula capitella Red Pagoda Care
Crassula capitella Red Pagoda grows best at temperatures of 18-24C. Like most Crassulaceae it is most active in spring and autumn. This is the best time to make new cuttings. The plants need to be watered more often in this period. Keep Crassula Red Pagoda more dry in summer when it is very hot. This Succulent needs plenty of light to grow and to get the red colors. It can grow with less light too but the colors will get more green and the leafs will grow thinner and longer. Leaf cuttings from Crassula capitella Red Pagoda form new baby Succulents very quickly. You have to use an intact leaf. It will not sprout new succulents when the leaf base is damaged.
Succulent Pots for your Crassula capitella Red Pagoda Plants
There are so many Succulent pots available online which could be suitable for your Crassula Red Pagoda plants. Ceramic pots, Stone Crassula pots, Concrete pots, Glas Crassula capitella pots and Wooden pots. There is a great selection of all kinds of Succulent Pots on Amazon and Bol.com.
Succulent Grow Lights for your Crassula plants
All Succulents need bright light to grow well. They will stay more compact and get brighter colors. Good lighting is also important for plant health and photosynthesis. In a greenhouse or on a windowsill facing south this usually isnt an issue. If you can not offer bright light for your Crassula capitella Red Pagoda plants collection, we highly recommend using Succulent grow lights. There is a great selection of different types of Succulent Grow Lights on Amazon and Bol.com.