Plant Care Crassula 'Purple Dragon'
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Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Taxonomy

Crassula multicava 'Purple Dragon'
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Water

How often to water your Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Water needs for Crassula 'Purple Dragon'
0.5 cups
every 12

Crassula 'Purple Dragon' 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 Diego, 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 'Purple Dragon'

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 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

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Growing Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 23rd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 27.6% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 27.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.6 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.4 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 11.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of …

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Finding light for Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in your home

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

Crassula 'Purple Dragon' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Diego, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Crassula 'Purple Dragon' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crassula 'Purple Dragon': 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 'Purple Dragon' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Nutrient needs for plant Crassula 'Purple Dragon' in San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 20th, 2021

The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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Care Summary for Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Crassula 'Purple Dragon'

Crassula 'Purple Dragon'


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

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