Plant Care Crassula platyphylla

Crassula platyphylla

About Crassula platyphylla

Crassula platyphylla 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.

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


Crassula platyphylla

Also known as

Burgundy, succulent and crassula 'variegata'

How to care for Crassula platyphylla


How often to water your Crassula platyphylla

Water needs for Crassula platyphylla
0.5 cups
every 12

Crassula platyphylla 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 Crassula platyphylla

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Crassula platyphylla in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crassula platyphylla: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crassula platyphylla love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Crassula platyphylla does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Crassula platyphylla in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Crassula platyphylla

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crassula platyphylla: 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 Crassula platyphylla after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Crassula platyphylla

Crassula platyphylla

Crassula platyphylla

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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