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How To Take Care Crassula Buddha Temple Succulents

Crassula Buddha's Temple, also known as Crassula pyramidalis, is a unique and striking succulent plant that is relatively easy to care for. This plant has a distinctive pyramid shape and is adorned with small, triangular leaves that are green in color and often have red tips. If you are looking for a low-maintenance houseplant that is both interesting and attractive, Crassula Buddha's Temple is an excellent choice.

Light Requirements

Crassula Buddha's Temple requires bright, indirect sunlight to thrive. If you are growing your plant indoors, place it near a sunny window, but avoid exposing it to direct sunlight for extended periods. Direct sunlight can cause the leaves to burn, so be cautious when placing it outdoors during the summer months.

Soil and Water Requirements

Like most succulents, Crassula Buddha's Temple requires well-draining soil to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Use a potting mix formulated specifically for cacti and succulents or create your own by mixing regular potting soil with sand and perlite. Watering should be done sparingly, and the soil should be allowed to dry out completely between waterings. During the winter months, when the plant is in a state of dormancy, watering should be reduced even further.

Temperature and Humidity Requirements

Crassula Buddha's Temple prefers warm temperatures between 60 and 75°F (15 and 24°C), making it well-suited for indoor growing. This plant can tolerate low humidity levels, but it may benefit from occasional misting during hot, dry weather or if grown in a particularly dry indoor environment.

Fertilizer Requirements

Crassula Buddha's Temple does not require regular fertilization, but occasional feeding with a cactus or succulent-specific fertilizer can promote healthy growth. Fertilize once every three to four months during the growing season (spring and summer) and reduce or eliminate fertilization during the dormant winter months.


Crassula Buddha's Temple can be propagated through stem cuttings or leaf cuttings. To propagate through stem cuttings, cut a healthy stem from the plant and let it dry out for a few days before planting it in a well-draining soil mix. To propagate through leaf cuttings, remove a healthy leaf from the plant and let it dry out for a few days. Then, plant the leaf in soil and wait for it to sprout new roots and leaves.

In Conclusion

Crassula Buddha's Temple is a unique and easy-to-care-for succulent plant that can add a touch of natural beauty to any space. With the right care, this plant can thrive and produce stunning, pyramid-shaped growth that will capture the attention of all who see it. Keep in mind that overwatering and exposure to direct sunlight are the most common causes of problems with Crassula Buddha's Temple, so be cautious when watering and provide it with bright, indirect light.


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