Jitters Jade Plant

Crassula ovata 'Jitters'

A new twist on the classic jade plant, with fun, wavy leaf edges and a dense, compact habit. This waterwise, sun-loving succulent adds texture to rock gardens and succulent collections, and thrives in containers, indoors or out. Forms a strong, stout trunk, making it ideal for sculpting into bonsai shapes. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKRASS-oo-la oh-VAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide; slightly larger with age.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsChalk Fingers (Senecio); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)

Easily grown in average to lean soils. Takes sun to light shade; indoors, provide bright, indirect light. Water deeply, occasionally during warm summer months; avoid excessive winter moisture. In frost prone regions, give some overhead protection to avoid leaf spotting; new sprouts will form to replace old or damaged leaves.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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