Crassula mesembryanthemoides, is a small succulent shrub with green, fleshy, and hairy stems that turn woody and reddish-brown over time. It grows up to 16 inches (40 cm) tall. Leaves are green to yellowish-green and densely covered with soft recurved hairs. They are ascending, linear-elliptic with a pointed tip, up to 0.4 inches (2 cm) long, and 0.15 inches (0.4 cm) wide. Flowers are small, bell-shaped, white to cream-colored, and appear in clusters at the end of the branches in fall and winter.