Plant Care Variegated String of Buttons

Variegated String of Buttons

About Variegated String of Buttons

Variegated String of Buttons is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Variegated String of Buttons likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Crassula perforata 'Variegata'
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Variegated String of Buttons

Water

How often to water your Variegated String of Buttons

Water needs for Variegated String of Buttons
0.5 cups
every 12

Variegated 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated String of Buttons in your home

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

Variegated 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.

Variegated String of Buttons does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated String of Buttons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated 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 Variegated String of Buttons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Variegated String of Buttons

Variegated String of Buttons

Variegated 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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