Distribution: Found in sandy soil, often near the ocean, throughout nouthern and tropical
dwarf perennial. Leaves appear on jointed stems that can reach up to 40 cm in length.
Leaves vary from pale green to reddish (some specimens have a distinct red marking
on the upper surface of the leaf), leaves are succulent, narrow and boat shaped (0.6-2cm
long and 0.2-0.4cm wide).
Flowers appear mostly in summer, they are usually solitary and appear on the end
branchlets, flowers are white to reddish in colour.
Strepies Crassula (Afrikaans Name)- Striped Crassula.
Propagation: Seeds and cuttings. Sow
seeds in autumn. Plants root easily from cuttings, place cuttings in
clean river sand, mist every three to four days, roots should appear with
Full sun, protect against frost, water every two weeks from autumn to
spring (careful watering required in winter). Plants grow well in a
well-drained mineral soil. Feed plants every second or third