A Striking Addition to Your Indoor Garden

Say hello to the Vertical-Leaf Senecio Crassissimus, a resilient indoor plant that's as eye-catching as it is easy to care for. This fat plant, also known as the Vertical-Leaf, is a must-have for any indoor garden.

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Partial To Full Sun

Can handle a mix of direct and bright light throughout the day.

Low Water Needs

Requires occasional watering (once a week), resilient to some dryness.

Rocky Soil Specialist

Can grow in rocky soils but may require extra effort to prepare the soil and ensure proper growth.

Neutral Soil pH Preference

Prefers a neutral pH, common in many soils.

Significant Human Health Risks

This plant is toxic and may cause severe health issues.

Safe for Pets

No known safety risks to pets and livestock.


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About Senecio crassissimus

The Vertical-Leaf Senecio Crassissimus stands proudly at a height of 1.5 to 2 feet and spreads out to a width of 1 to 1.5 feet. Its leaves are a beautiful mix of cerulean, ash, olive, amethyst, and dappled colors, providing a striking contrast to any indoor setting. Come autumn or during hot weather periods, it produces sunlit flowers that add to its charm.

Despite its lush appearance, the Vertical-Leaf Senecio Crassissimus is a fat plant, meaning it stores water in its leaves and can survive in dry conditions!

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Our design recommendations

With its resilient and eye-catching leaves, the Vertical-Leaf Senecio Crassissimus is perfect for adding a touch of green to your tub or courtyard. Its unique vertical growth pattern and vibrant leaf colors make it a standout piece in any indoor garden design. The Vertical-Leaf Senecio Crassissimus is best suited for indoor settings, particularly in tubs or courtyards where it can enjoy plenty of sunlight.