Crassula Ovata 'Compacta'
- Crassula Ovata Compacta Plant Description
- Crassula Ovata Compacta Plant Specs and Regions
- Crassula Ovata Compacta Plant Water & Light Recommendations
Crassula Ovata ‘Compacta’ is a dwarf version of the popular Jade Plant. It is an impressive, easy-to-grow succulent that gradually matures into an upright, mounding shrub up to 3′ tall. Perfect for growing a beautiful bonsai tree. Features shiny, deep green succulent leaves that turn golden yellow with intense red margins in dry, hot conditions. Clusters of small white flowers appear from fall to spring.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun
Bloomtime : Winter
Bloom Color: white
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.