Crassula arborescens

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Silver dollar plant
Crassula arborescens.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Crassula
Species: C. arborescens
Binomial name
Crassula arborescens
(Mill.) Willd.[1]

Crassula arborescens, the silver dollar plant, is a species of succulent plant in the Crassulaceae family. It is an endemic plant of the Western Cape, South Africa. It is a 2 to 4 ft (0.6 to 1.2 m) succulent shrub. It has round gray "Silver Dollar" leaves. It blooms in winter, with white to light pink flowers.[2] It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for use in drought tolerant and succulent gardens, and in container gardens. It is also suitable for growing indoors as a houseplant.


  1. ^ "Crassula arborescens". The Plant List. Retrieved 2016-09-21. 
  2. ^ San Marcos Growers - Plant Database: Crassula arborescens. Retrieved 2011-04-04.


  • YL Liu, ZL Long, Y Gao, T Harada, (2007). Organ Formation and Plant Regeneration in vitro Tissue Culture of Crassula arborescens.

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