AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 2m x 2m
MAXIMUM SIZE (H) x (W): 3m x 3m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
A magnificent succulent shrub or small tree which bears attractive grey-green foliage. When in flower, it is covered in masses of tiny white or pale pink, sweetly-scented flowers which are rich in nectar and attract a host of insects.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden.
A number of bird species nest in their dense foliage.
Crassula arborescens is a low maintenance and water-wise plant.
Water lightly in summer.
A wonderful addition to a succulent garden as it adds height and structure.
This plant is beneficial for a wildlife-friendly garden as it attracts a host of insect pollinators.
Very showy flowers are borne in dense branches and are carried slightly above the foliage. The flowers are star-like, white to pink. When flowering, the plant is almost completely covered with flowers. After pollination, the flowers turn to a papery brown.
The leaves are thick and fleshy, with a blue-grey, waxy bloom. The apex is rounded with an obscure, sharpish tip, the base may be tapering (narrowing towards one end), the margins are entire often with a reddish rim, and the petiole is very short or absent. Newer leaves have red spots dotted on the upper third of the leaf.
Seeds are very small and dispersed by the wind.
Anthene definita (Common Hairtail)
Easily propagated by cuttings.