"Crosby's Compact Jade" Darker foliage on purplish trunks.Small statured & heavily self-branched: handsome in bonsai pot. More compact in stature, more tolerant of lower light, and uncomplicated in cultural demands than Crassula ovata cultivars--all qualities that contiuue to quarantee that this self branching shrublet remain the most popular "Jade" for tropical succulent bonsai. Needs full sun for the 'rubra' tones to kick in. Easiest to grow of the jade tree tribe, tolerating a wide range of conditions.
Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.
If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.×