Crassula rupestris subsp. marnieriana 'Hottentot'

Crassula x rupestris f. marnieriana ‘Hottentot’

Jade necklace vine

  • Botanical name: Crassula x rupestris f. marnieriana 'Hottentot'
  • Common name: Jade necklace vine
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
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Crassulas are succulent sub-shrubs with small pink or white flowers. Native to South Africa and Mozambique, they are commonly grown as houseplants in cooler regions.


Crassula x rupestris f. marnieriana ‘Hottentot’ is a unusual, trailing variety of crassula, hence it’s common name, the jade necklace vine. It looks lovely in a hanging pot. Its leaves blush pink or red in the sun. It reaches a heigh of approx.15 cm.


Grow in pots indoors in bright, airy conditions, in cactus compost. Water sparingly and feed fortnightly with a balanced liquid fertiliser. Reduce watering in autumn.

How to grow Crassula 'Hottentot'

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    25cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Crassula 'Hottentot' and wildlife

Crassula 'Hottentot' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Crassula 'Hottentot' poisonous?

Crassula 'Hottentot' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Crassula 'Hottentot'