Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers
Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers

Crassula x Perforata goes by the common name"Crassula Perforata Azul” or “String of Buttons”. This succulent is round or globular shaped. The plant originates in South Africa and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. It experiences dormancy in the summer period and it can grow up to a height of 2.4 inches.

Growth Rate

The succulent is a fast-growing plant since it has a strong root system. It grows a few inches every year.

Flowering

Crassula x Perforata produces small and odorless star-shaped pink or pale yellow flowers. Their time of blooming is the spring season.

Watering and Feeding

Never let your plant sit in water, this leads to root rot. Only water when the soil is fully dry since this succulent does not need much watering. You can add liquid fertilizer every two weeks, but only during the growing season.

Soil

The string of buttons cannot survive without well-drained soil. You can either use store-bought cactus soil or mix perlite or sand into potting soil.

Hardiness

Crassula x Perforata grows best in the spring season; its frost tolerance ranges from -1.1° C (30° F) to 10° C (50° F). This elegant succulent comes from the 10a to 11b hardiness zone.

Light

The plant requires indirect sunlight throughout the day. If growing indoors, place them near a south-facing window that gets direct sunlight but is lightly shaded too.

Propagation

The succulent can be propagated through divisions, offsets or leaf cuttings. To propagate with a single leaf, place the leaf in a cacti mix and cover the dish till the leaf sprouts.

The good news is that String of Buttons is an extremely easy-to-grow plant. For great nurturing at home, be sure to keep an eye on bugs and fungal diseases.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Crassula perforata
Common Name String of Buttons
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White, yellow
Genus Crassula
Growth Habit Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9 12 (USDA)
Mature Size 1 2 ft. tall, 23 ft. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By offsets, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Fleshy green leaves(pink edges)
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets
Watering Needs Low

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Crassula x perforata Ivory Towers

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Crassula x Perforata goes by the common name"Crassula Perforata Azul” or “String of Buttons”. This succulent is round or globular shaped. The plant originates in South Africa and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. It experiences dormancy in the summer period and it can grow up to a height of 2.4 inches.

Growth Rate

The succulent is a fast-growing plant since it has a strong root system. It grows a few inches every year.

Flowering

Crassula x Perforata produces small and odorless star-shaped pink or pale yellow flowers. Their time of blooming is the spring season.

Watering and Feeding

Never let your plant sit in water, this leads to root rot. Only water when the soil is fully dry since this succulent does not need much watering. You can add liquid fertilizer every two weeks, but only during the growing season.

Soil

The string of buttons cannot survive without well-drained soil. You can either use store-bought cactus soil or mix perlite or sand into potting soil.

Hardiness

Crassula x Perforata grows best in the spring season; its frost tolerance ranges from -1.1° C (30° F) to 10° C (50° F). This elegant succulent comes from the 10a to 11b hardiness zone.

Light

The plant requires indirect sunlight throughout the day. If growing indoors, place them near a south-facing window that gets direct sunlight but is lightly shaded too.

Propagation

The succulent can be propagated through divisions, offsets or leaf cuttings. To propagate with a single leaf, place the leaf in a cacti mix and cover the dish till the leaf sprouts.

The good news is that String of Buttons is an extremely easy-to-grow plant. For great nurturing at home, be sure to keep an eye on bugs and fungal diseases.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Crassula perforata
Common Name String of Buttons
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White, yellow
Genus Crassula
Growth Habit Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9 12 (USDA)
Mature Size 1 2 ft. tall, 23 ft. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By offsets, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Fleshy green leaves(pink edges)
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets
Watering Needs Low

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