Stock Number: 60241
"Blue Bird Jade" Bluish-gray elongate twisted leaf pairs stand erect on much branched pseudo-tree. Good succulent bonsai with compact rounded heads of pink star flowers whose glossy petals are more wide and blunt than those of most C. ovata cultivars. If the leaves develop any surface scars, this usually means that the...
Stock Number: 61049
Stout upright stems laden with squared-off pairs of fleshy leaves which take on a remarkable orangy copper coloring in bright light and cool conditions. It needs to be repotted from time to time because it grows pups that hang over the edge of the pot sometimes in a umkempt way. But worth the effort people who do not m...
Stock Number: 60252
Small statured tumbling clump of upright, then arching tinkertoy stems studded with pairs of fat pickle leaves. Flowers are a cheerful yellow. Very undemanding as long as its given good light and air movement.
Stock Number: 60259
"String of Buttons" The opposite oval red-edged button leaves fuse around the stem like some Eucalyptus. Perfect much branching small statured subject for hanging baskets, fine on succulent wreaths.
Stock Number: 58721
All the tumbling beauty of the thickly foliaged species, plus the succulent stems are enclosed by fused oval leaves quite brightly margined white, a pinkish rim emerges in high light. As the roots are quite shallow, be sure to grow this in a very shallow container. Quite charming--the plant itself is never shallow.
Stock Number: 60262
Pairs of wide flat oval hazy green leaves peppered and dimpled in purple-red on thick stems; mid-winter masses of starry pinkish-white blossoms sometimes in such numbers to often topple these pinkish stems, thus the "Fairy Crassula" in the European nursery trade. Very reliable mid-winter blossom sprays are hopelessly c...
Stock Number: 60263
Wide fleshy succulent leaves with lime centers; showy winter sprays of tiny white starflowers are quite attractive.
Stock Number: 60255
Clubmoss Cactus" Very tiny irregular "zipper" stems. Looks somewhat like a Selaginella clubmoss, but is obviously a dryer grower and a true succulent.
Stock Number: 60266
Formerly C. argentea. "Jade Tree" or "Chinese Rubber Tree." The basic: stout brown tanned trunks support the heavy mass of succulent glossy green blunt-edged leaves; sprays of starry white flowers are produced mid winter if the plant is given some cool conditions (do not freeze!) early fall to set the buds.
Stock Number: 60906
Distinctive slow growing "Red Rimmed Jade Tree" originating with Ed Hummel long ago, with a subtle hue of purplish-red on the fat leaves' rims (when given bright light to full sun). Paired rimmed leaves on stout woody trunks; but without intense light, cool winter conditions and very limited fertilizer, the subtle colo...
Stock Number: 60279
"Tricolor Jade" The commonly seen variegated "Jade Tree" with creamy white and rose striped pointed (not blunt tipped) leaves typically having a slight twist in orientation. Please note that any dark spots appearing on the succulent leaf surface indicates too much humidity in the immediate environment. (Thus it is a mo...
Stock Number: 60272
This rare "Silver Jade Tree" may be more sensitive to chill than the other cultivars. Not really silver, the blunted quite thick leaves are of a pallid rine-gray tone. Another unusual Hummel selection rarely offered as grows very slowly and deliberately, developing gnarled "character" trunks prized by succulent bonsai ...
Stock Number: 56954
"Ripple Leaf Jade." Rather unusual new hybrid of Jade with thinner leaves that undulate along the edges and have a powdery tomentus on the leaf. Obviously needs a bright window or under lights. We are not sure of the parentage of this yet. It might have both Crassula arborescens and Crassula ovata in its blood.
Stock Number: 60641
"Pink Flowering Jade" Vigorous cultivar with open rounded clusters of starry pale satiny pink two-tone blossoms--petals longer and much narrower than most C. arborescens cultivars. In warmer conditions, the tiny blossoms are white to soft pearl in tone. Perfect addition to the jaded (no pun?) collector's stash of...
Stock Number: 60270
"Golden Jade Tree" In bright saturated light and cool (not chill, please) temperatures the leaves can become richly edged in golden ochre--warm temperatures and high nitrogen fertilizer will prevent this edging contrast. Very striking as a large specimen. Be cause these are grown in our greenhouses, these plants are of...
Stock Number: 60280
"Necklace Vine" Erect woody stems with fused keeled gray leaves with yellow-cream variegation which fades as the older foliage matures. May shipped be mossed cuts if potted ones are sold out. Curious old heirloom from the Hummel collection.
Stock Number: 60284
"Trumpet Jade" Stiff short woody trunks support tufts of bizarre leaves so fused that only a curious trumpet fish-mouth remains at the tip--rather like E.T.'s fingers! The stems redivide constantly giving an old specimen a rather hemispherical outline unlike the more terete 'Hobbit' cultivar below. The cute name once a...
Stock Number: 60285
Each leaf is rolled in from the sides and nearly fused into various bizarre forms of fat unrolled cigarettes. Popular conversation piece developing a considerably different outline as assumes a more mature habit than that of 'Gollum.'
Stock Number: 60283
"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 shru...
Stock Number: 60288
Cascading succulent stems punctuated with pairs of rounded coarsely toothed waxed leaves with creamy-greengold central stripes--this sport originated in our greenhouses in the mid seventies and remains popular in the trade today. Terminal clusters of pale starry flowers appear midwinter.
Stock Number: 60291
"Chinese Pine" Stiff woody slim stems studded with spindle shaped needle leaves in four rigid ranks; white flowered native of the Eastern Cape is most effective grown in tightly clumped groups displayed in a small bonsai pot. Very popular as a miniature tree mimic for Fairy Garden designs--especially since it is ...
Stock Number: 61008
Petite tumbling tinkertoy stems set with multitudes of paired tiny fat leaflets; cute tuffet for a planter. Always popular as a key element of succulent wreaths. The perfect tuffet for the base of a succulent bonsai and a big hit with Fairy Garden designers.
Stock Number: 66017
"Zig Zag Cactus" or "Anthony's Rickrack" Fragrant peachy yellow and red night blooms on the sculpturesque flat fishbone designed stems. This is an epiphyte from Chiapas rainforest so avoid scorching sun and plant in an epiphytic mix--Epiphyllum culture. Smaller statured and far easier to grow and to flower than the mas...
Stock Number: 50514
"Pussy Ears" Succulent creeper with triangular curved, glossy green leaves with soft white hairs creating a "fringe"; flowers said to be purple & orange--although after growing this twenty years, we have yet to observe any. Excellent for small baskets; perfect groundcover in succulent dish gardens (especially Fairy...
Stock Number: 60634
Madagascar species with terete jointed branches accented occassionally by tiny clusters of blimp blossoms to show its kinship with its close Dischidia kith. Sent as unrooted cuttings only if potted ones are currently sold out--remember that cuts root readily. Originally from the succulent collection at the Milwaukee Do...
Stock Number: 65095
Distinctive desert plant from Mexico. Often called "Mexican Grass Tree." Eastern Mexico (Coahuila, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi. Dasylirion form a genus of 18 varieties native to the desert areas of southern USA and Mexico. Dasylirion usually form a single short trunk topped by an almost spherical head of terete leaves....
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Stock Number: 31466
Does the price indicate the true rarity of this epiphytic Cactus? The easily grown "Dogtail Cactus" perfect for baskets as the ornately ribbed fat stem sections will create an impressive jumbled cascading curtain in time. But if given the chance to climb, however, this rain forest tropical becomes an agressive scandent...
Stock Number: 60044
"Propeller Vine" Propeller-shaped pairs of attractive gray- green leaves on soft swollen pendant (or climbing if it can find something to twine around) stems make this a great basket subject--extremely popular twining about on open wire topiary frams. Bizarre little clusters of urn shaped blimp blossoms sometimes appea...
Stock Number: 60052
Similar habit to D. albida; but the fat glaucous leaves, always in pairs, are more diamond shaped. A collection from Nanning, China introduced by Plant It Herbs initially.
Stock Number: 60049
"Rain of Coins" Stiff slim stems covered with masses of coin shaped, slightly curled rine gray leaves. Easy houseplant. Soon forms a cascading mound of coin leaves, thus the most horticulturally "attractive" of the species; although is quite willing to climb if given any support; of great value to designers of moss top...