The Pondoland Crassula is sometimes referred to as the Maroon-leaved Fairy Crassula. It grows to a height of about 35 cm.
Its preferred habitat is shaded rocky areas in forests. It is found near the coast.
The tiny flowers are greenish white with a bit of red. The stems are red and give them an initial red appearance.
The leaves are green with white specks on top. Underneath they are purple.