- Botanical name: Crassula 'Buddha's Temple'
- Family: Crassulaceae
- Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
- Key features:
- Succeeds on poor soil
Crassulas are succulent sub-shrubs with small pink or white flowers. Native to South Africa and Mozambique, they are commonly grown as houseplants in cooler regions.
Crassula ’Buddha’s Temple’ is an unusual, eye-catching plant with upward facing leaves that resemble a Chinese temple. They have a powdery coating which is rubbed off by water or touch – water plants from below to avoid this. A mature plant may bear pink flowers in summer. It will reach around 15cm tall.
Grow in pots indoors in bright, airy conditions, in cactus compost. Water sparingly and feed fortnightly with a balanced liquid fertiliser. Reduce watering in autumn.
How to grow Crassula 'Buddha's Temple'
South facing, east facing, west facing
- Sun exposure: Full sun
- Hardiness: Tender
- Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy
Crassula 'Buddha's Temple' and wildlife
Crassula 'Buddha's Temple' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.
Is Crassula 'Buddha's Temple' poisonous?
Crassula 'Buddha's Temple' can be toxic.
Toxic to Cats
Toxic to Dogs
No reported toxicity to Birds
No reported toxicity to Horses
No reported toxicity to Livestock
No reported toxicity to People