Crassula Buddha's Temple

Crassula Buddha's Temple

Stunning form.

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You won't be able to take your eyes of the intricate patterning of this sensational, symmetrical foliage. A great conversation potted piece for the table, indoors or out. Each crowded stack turns upwards at the edge and grows to around 4cm across.

Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple’ was hybridised by Myron Kimnach in 1959, so has stood the test of time and is a must have for any collector. It is a hybrid of Crassula perfoliata v facata and C. pyramidalis. It is also known as C. cv. Kimnachi.

In ideal conditions offsets will form along the stem and from the base of the plant and will soon fill your pot. At the top of the plant, little flower spikes of red/pink buds open to white flowers in the right conditions.

SIZE (HxW): 5-15cm x 5-10cm

I SEE THE LIGHT: Bright, indirect light is ideal. Keep out of the hot afternoon sun lest their leaves be sunburned or roots damaged. They may stretch if they don’t have enough light, cut short and regrow from cuttings if this occurs.

I NEED A DRINK: Low, water well, then allow the soil to almost dry out before watering again. Keeping them on the drier side will result in better colour. Winter dormant.

I WILL SURVIVE: These plants are so easy, they pretty much look after themselves. In pots ensure you choose a cactus/succulent potting mix for best results as it offers the sharp drainage they need. Choose a pot with drainage holes to ensure they don’t end up sitting in water.

Use a diluted, liquid fertiliser in spring to keep them happy and healthy. They aren’t heavy feeders so will forgive you if you forget.

Supplied as: Pots
Size: 7.5 cm



Botantical name

Crassula pyramidalis








Cool to Sub-Tropical


Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Frost Tender


Filtered Light

Supplied as



7.5 cm

Water needs