Avoid long hours of afternoon sun. Even in cooler, coastal spots, the Watch Chain plant likes shady afternoons. Limit watering until soil is completely dry, then water thoroughly. Plant Watch Chain Crassula in the right spot and it will grow and thrive for years to come.
Also to know is, is a watch chain plant a succulent?
Crassula lycopodioides (watch chain) is a small, vertical-growing succulent with pointed tiny light-green leaves, densely packed around the thin stem, resembling scales. It grows to be intricate bush up to a foot tall. The flowers are little and yellow-green. It is a good specimen for an undersea-themed dish garden.
Similarly one may ask, how do I propagate a watch chain succulent?
Why is my watch chain plant turning yellow?
The watch chain crassula is a small shrub with slim zipper-like stems. … However, in certain conditions, small, pale yellowish-green, musty smelling flowers may appear along with the leaves on the branching stems during spring to mid-summer. It usually happens after a bout of rains or irrigation.
Watch chain succulents need about six hours of sunlight per day. If you are keeping your plant indoors, you should keep it on a southern-facing windowsill or in an area that gets direct sunlight for six hours or longer every day.
Here are some of the plant characteristics to look for when identifying succulents:
- Leaf – shape, size and thickness.
- Color – of leaves, flowers or stems.
- Markings or bumps on the leaves.
- Flower – shape, color, number of blooms and petals.
- Stem – color, texture, length.
- Ciliate hairs.
- Epicuticular wax.
- Spikes, spines or smooth.
Black leaves on succulents are often a sign of overwatering. If the leaves are turning black, that means the succulent is rotting from the root up due to too much water. Usually the leaves will also feel soft and mushy. … Succulents need a well draining soil to prevent root rot.
Chain Cactus have adapted to survive in partial shade or bright indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight. as this will scorch the cactus leaves. A funky looking plant with an unusual 3 angle chain like structure perfect for trailing from a hanging planter or windowsill to create a real jungle vibe.
Water. As you would expect with a succulent, Flapjacks are drought-tolerant, and great care should be taken not to overwater. Make sure you allow the soil to dry out fully before rewatering deeply when the weather is hot. During the winter, they will need very minimal watering or none at all.