Crassula ‘buddha’s temple’

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Scientific Name

Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’

Scientific Classification

Family: Crassulaceae
Subfamily: Crassuloideae
Genus: Crassula


This succulent is a hybrid created by Myron Kimnach in 1959. It results from the cross between Crassula pyramidalis and Crassula perfoliata var. minor (formerly known as Crassula falcata).


Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’ is an eye-catching succulent with leaves densely stacked and folded up at the edges, forming a usually square-shaped column. Because one of the parents, Crassula pyramidalis, is a variable species, there are also 5- or 6-angled forms of this hybrid. The columns grow up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall and up to 1.6 inches (4 cm) wide, producing branches from the sides. Leaves are flat, heart-shaped, silvery-grey to grayish-green, and covered with a powdery coating. Flowers are pink to nearly white and appear in compact rounded clusters, usually in spring and summer.

Crassula 'Buddha's Temple'


How to Grow and Care for Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’

Light: Crassula plants prefer full sun to partial shade. However, intense afternoon sun in the hottest period of summer can burn the leaves of the plants. Most Crassulas can be grown indoors if given enough light.

Soil: They are not particular about soil pH, but Crassulas require very porous soil with excellent drainage.

Hardiness: Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’ can withstand temperatures as low as 25 to 50 °F (-3.9 to 10 °C), USDA hardiness zones 9b to 11b.

Watering: These plants have typical watering needs for succulents. Avoid overwatering by using the “soak and dry” method, where the soil is soaked with water, slowly drained, and left to dry out before watering again. Reduce watering in winter.

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Fertilizing: Crassulas will benefit from a small amount of organic fertilizer in mid-spring when they start actively growing.

Repotting: Repot as needed, preferably in spring, at the beginning of a period of active growth.

Propagation: Crassulas are generally started by leaves or stem cuttings. They can also be grown from seeds and offsets.

Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Crassula.

Toxicity of Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’

Crassula plants are generally nontoxic to people and pets.


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Repotting my Crassula Buddhas Temple. My very first succulent purchase three years ago.
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