Crassula ovata

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    Crassula ovata @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Crassula ovata @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa

Basic information

Flower Name
Crassula ovata
Formal Name
Crassula ovata
Alias
Crassula, Crassula portulacea, Dollar plant, Money tree
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Succulent plants, Evergreen shrub

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What is Crassula ovata

Crassula ovata (scientific name: Crassula ovata) is a South Africa native succulent plant and evergreen shrub of Crassulaceae family. It is resistant to dryness, and the stems and stems become thicker every year. The leaves are rounded and thick with reddish edges.
A pink to white star-shaped floret blooms full of trees from winter to spring. It is called "dollar plant" in English because round and hard leaves resemble coins.In Japan, it is the origin of the fact that it is distributed as a tree consisting of gold by inserting a 5-yen coin with holes in the stems and trunks of young trees.The application is decorated with bonsai etc. for celebrations and entrances at home.
The genus name "Crassula" means "thick" in Greek, and the species minor "ovata" means "oval" in Latin. Flower language is "wealth".

Common name: Crassula ovata, Scientific name: Crassula ovata, aka: Kane-no-naruki, Crassula , Crassula portulacea, Dollar plant, Money tree, Origin: South Africa, Living type: Succulents, evergreen shrubs, Tree height: 1 to 3 m, Leaf shape: Oviform, Leaf height: 3 cm, Inflorescence: corymb, Flowering period: December to the following March, flower color: white, pale peach, flower diameter: 0.5 to 1.2 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Saxifragales
Family
Crassulaceae
Genus
Crassula
Species
C. ovata
Flower language
Rich ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenBonsaiPot flower
Color
Pink, White
Season
JanFebMarDec
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 1.2

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