Crassula ovata

Crassula ovata

  • Crassula ovata
  • Crassula ovata
  • Crassula ovata
  • Crassula ovata
  • Flower name
    Crassula ovata
  • Scientific name
    Crassula ovata
  • AliasCrassula, カゲツ, 花月, 金の成る木, Crassula portulacea, Dollar plant, Money tree
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Bonsai, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, December
  • Language of flowersRich

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.


  • Eye
    Saxifragales
  • Family
    Crassulaceae
  • Genus
    Crassula
  • Species
    C. ovata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Inverted ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSucculent plants, Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 1.2 cm

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