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 Tampa, Florida.

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?

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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 Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

51% Low

Growing Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 25.2% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Tampa is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to increase by 25.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Calico Kitten' in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

February 4th, 2023

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

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of daylig…

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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 Tampa, Florida ⛅.

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 Tampa, Florida

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

February 3rd, 2023

The growing potential in Tampa 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 repot p…

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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 Tampa, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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