Plant Care Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Also known as

Crassula marginalis rubra. 'Variegata

Taxonomy

Crassula pellucida subsp. marginalis 'Variegata'
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Water

How often to water your Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Water needs for Crassula 'Calico Kitten'
0.5 cups
every 12

Crassula 'Calico Kitten' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

38% Low

Growing Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco right now

Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 28th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco, California

Sunlight will increase by 32.1% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of ene…

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco, California

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours o…

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Finding light for Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crassula 'Calico Kitten' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.

Crassula 'Calico Kitten' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crassula 'Calico Kitten': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crassula 'Calico Kitten' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Nutrient needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in San Francisco, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 26th, 2023

The growing potential in San Francisco is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to…

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Care Summary for Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Crassula 'Calico Kitten'

Crassula 'Calico Kitten'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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