Jade Plant (Crassula ovata 'Crosby's Compact') in the Crassulas Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Crassula ovata Accepted
Crassula argentea Synonym

Also sold as:
Crosby's Dwarf
Crassula argentea 'Compacta'
Crassula ovata Minor
Crassula ovata Minima

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: When grown in high light, leaves attain shades of red, from deep bronze, maroon red to warm red.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale, pinkish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by a2b1c3 (seattle wa) on Dec 11, 2012 5:54 PM

you can grow a crosbys compact jade out of a leaf cutting of hobbit or gollum jade.

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