Plant ID forum: Plant identification

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Heatherb413
Nov 25, 2017 6:55 PM CST
What type of plant is this?
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DaisyI
Nov 25, 2017 7:11 PM CST
It is a succulent called Crassula perforata
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plantladylin
Nov 25, 2017 7:20 PM CST
As Daisy suggested, check out String of Buttons (Crassula perforata)
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Baja_Costero
Nov 27, 2017 10:40 AM CST
I agree.

Regarding the growth habit, the plant does tend to sprawl. You will eventually have to give up on supporting the sideways-growing branches, as they fall under their own weight. You may end up liking the cascading look after all. Or you can prune at any time and the plant will recover nicely.

The more sun you can provide indoors, the better, as far as compact and stable growth goes. Here is a plant that's been outside in the sun mostly ignored for the better part of a decade... at some point I will go in there with pruners to remove the dead branches, but this is how mature plants in pots usually end up looking. In this case the wall is holding up a fair amount of growth that would otherwise have gone downward.

Also note the color -- due to full sun.

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