Plant Care String Of Buttons
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String Of Buttons

4.9 out of 5 (10 experiences)

String Of Buttons has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
String Of Buttons has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Ivory Tower, Necklace Vine and Pagoda Plant

Taxonomy

Crassula perforata
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

String Of Buttons has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
String Of Buttons has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 7
String Of Buttons has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
String Of Buttons has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
String Of Buttons has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
String Of Buttons has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
String Of Buttons has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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@Laursinger
Collegeville, PA
Rating of the plant String Of Buttons named Cassandra by Laursinger on Greg, the plant care app
03/07/2021

I love her but had some trouble early on because I was told they’re great for low light. As you can see in the picture, the leaves grew very far apart, and she has fewer leaves than usual because her…

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@Karen
Chicago, IL
Rating of the plant String Of Buttons named Your plant by Karen on Greg, the plant care app
03/19/2021

This plant was a house warming gift along with two others. The other two were not nearly as hearty (that is why it is off center). This plant is easy and happy. Keeps going even when my cat tries to …

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Sofia avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant String Of Buttons named Pumpie by Sofia on Greg, the plant care app
04/04/2021

This plant will tell you when it needs to be watered. They will shrivel up and make it very obvious. Luckily they bounce back super easy too

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@Cassie
Ithaca, NY
Rating of the plant String Of Buttons named Ugly by Cassie on Greg, the plant care app
03/31/2021

Make sure you water it if you notice the leaves begin to shrivel and they will plump up again

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@Shimmy
Chesapeake, VA
Rating of the plant String Of Buttons named Scarlett by Shimmy on Greg, the plant care app
03/31/2021

Pretty and easy so far

How to care for String Of Buttons

Water

How often to water your String Of Buttons

Water needs for String Of Buttons
0.5 cups
every 12

String Of Buttons needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of String Of Buttons

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for String Of Buttons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant String Of Buttons: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

String Of Buttons love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

String Of Buttons does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of String Of Buttons in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize String Of Buttons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for String Of Buttons: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your String Of Buttons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for String Of Buttons

String Of Buttons

String Of Buttons


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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