Crassula Perforata - String of Buttons 25cm
Crassula Perforata - String of Buttons 25cm
Crassula Perforata - String of Buttons 25cm

Crassula Perforata - String of Buttons 25cm

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Crassula Perforata is a succulent plant.
The plant grows straight up at first, then sprawls and appears to spill out of the pot as it matures. They can grow upto over 1 ft. (30cm) long. The rosy pink color on the edge on the leaves of the plant intensifies the more sun exposure it receives. To bring out the intensity of colors on your plant, increase the amount of sun it receives.

Who could resist these amazing plants? They are so beautiful and look great in containers, hanging baskets and pretty much anywhere you stick them in.

Crassula Perforata ‘String of Buttons’ can be grown both indoors and outdoors. Whether indoors or outdoors, providing the right potting mix (a well draining one) along with proper lighting will give them the best chance at survival.

Lightprovide as much light as possible.       Typically speaking, they need approximately 4-6 hours of light per day to thrive. Make sure the plants are receiving adequate sunlight throughout the year and are kept in a bright location, even during colder winter months.

WaterOne good way to tell whether it’s time to water is to check the moisture of the soil. The top inch of the soil needs to feel dry before you can water again. If you are unsure how much and how often to water in the beginning, it’s always better to underwater and increase watering as needed. Pay attention to how your plant looks and you can adjust watering accordingly. Watering largely depends on the climate you live in. Although these plants are highly adapted to dry weather conditions, they do much better when given sufficient amounts of water. There really isn’t a set schedule or formula on when to water succulents. In the summer months, I water my Crassula Perforata as often as every 7-10 days, sometimes more during a heatwave. I cut back on watering to about every 10-14 days when the weather cools down.

HumidityFor those people in humid locations,  you won’t need to water as much. And if you keep your plants indoors, you may not have to water as much especially if they are not receiving a lot of light. Too much water and not enough light is a recipe for disaster for these plants.

Temperature: Succulents favor cooler outdoor nighttime temperatures of 50-55⁰F (10-13⁰C) or indoor night temperatures of at least 60-65⁰F(15-18⁰C). Especially when kept in a controlled environment, succulents prefer a marked difference between their night and day temperatures to mimic their natural habitat, with the cool night temperatures having an integral part in the plant’s growth cycle.

Feed: While fertilizing is not necessary, giving your plants the nutrients they need will help ensure proper growth and encourage blooms. It takes a lot of energy for plants to produce flowers, and feeding them extra nutrients will help supplement their needs during flowering season. The most common recommendation is to fertilize during the active growing season, or during spring and summer months.

Origin: native to the Cape Provinces and KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

ToxicityThere is not enough information regarding the toxicity of Crassula Perforata to pets. The ASPCA does not list them as toxic to pets. Check out the ASPCA website for more information. If you suspect poisoning, contact your local veterinarian immediately.