Crassula Perforata ‘String of Buttons’ do best in areas that receive plenty of sunlight. They can tolerate partial sun to full sun, but they prefer bright filtered sunlight. They need to be acclimated to full sun or the leaves will get scorched easily. If kept outdoors, place in a bright sunny location.
Similarly, should I remove baby succulents?
There are options when you’re wondering what to do with succulent pups. You may allow them to continue to grow on the mother if there is enough room, or you may remove and replant them individually. Let them get the size of a quarter before removing though.
Furthermore, how much sunlight does a baby succulent need?
Make Sure Your Succulents Get Enough Light
Succulents love light and need about six hours of sun per day, depending on the type of succulent. Newly planted succulents can scorch in direct sunlight, so you may need to gradually introduce them to full sun exposure or provide shade with a sheer curtain.
Do string of buttons bloom?
The string of buttons does produce flowers. … The flowers are typically only a quarter of an inch in size. These small, star-shaped pink or pale yellow flowers bloom in the spring. Keep in mind that this plant doesn’t always flower.
Water moderately when plants are in growth (April to September), but more sparingly when dormant (autumn and winter) – once or twice a month may be sufficient. Allow the soil to dry out slightly before watering again.
Use a sharp knife to cut off the baby right at the base of the stem. Leave other babies attached if they haven’t grow large enough yet. A baby will generally grow larger faster when it’s still attached to the mother plant.
Find offshoots or pups to be removed. Once an offshoot or a pup has grown large enough or has started producing roots, they can be removed from the mother plant. Try to get some roots when removing the pup.
Take the plantlets and arrange them on the surface of the compost. Give each plantlet its own growing space in the pot and keep the compost moist by watering from below. Once the plants start growing, roots will form and you can repot each one of the plantlets to their own little pot.
They need to be kept moist and warm. Within three weeks or so, little roots and leaves will begin to sprout! It could take a few months before a succulent gets big enough for repotting (photos above are after about 8 weeks). You’ll know it’s time when the leaf eventually turns brown and falls off.