Plant Care Crassula volkensii

Crassula volkensii

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About Crassula volkensii

Crassula volkensii 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.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor with only 2 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

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


Crassula volkensii

How to care for Crassula volkensii


How often to water your Crassula volkensii

Water needs for Crassula volkensii
0.5 cups
every 12

Crassula volkensii 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 volkensii

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 volkensii in your home

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

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

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

Crassula volkensii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Crassula volkensii

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

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Care Summary for Crassula volkensii

Crassula volkensii

Crassula volkensii

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.

What other plant parents say

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I grew this in a sea shell and it has never had a problem. Pretty hardy plant!

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