SOLVED: Name this succulent, too!

Arroyo Grande, CA(Zone 9a)

I've been looking at succulent pictures for hours and this one is still a mystery to me.

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Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

A likely suspect would be jade plant (Crassula ovata).

Arroyo Grande, CA(Zone 9a)

Could be an unusual one. It has pointed leaf tips on all the leaves and a think red line on the leaf edge.
It grows looser than most ovatas, although my wavy jade is somewhat similar in growth pattern.

Dublin, CA(Zone 9a)

The red on the tips and the looser growth habit can both be due to cultural conditions, not what variety the plant is. If you look at the pictures in the Plant Files entry, I think you'll see a few that look like yours

Arroyo Grande, CA(Zone 9a)

You're probably right. I don't have a clue where this plant came from. Maybe it's something a friend gave me and it has been living in deep shade.
All of my jade plants are much stiffer and fatter, even the ones in part shade. There are sooo many crassulas it could even be another ovata that isn't listed on Dave's garden. I actually have a few succulents that aren't.

San Francisco, CA

This is one of the "new" Crassula cv.s that have recently come into the trade. It's not C. ovata, but I can't remember which it is; I'll add the name when I get to the nursery.

Arroyo Grande, CA(Zone 9a)

Thanks, it would be appreciated.
I looks crassula-ish to me too, but that's not enough latin for the Dept. of Agriculture form.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Here is a link that has both species and cultivar images. This may give you a match.

Spring, TX

Looks kinda like the Dwarf Crassula ovata but it has been shade grown and doesn't have the red edges on the leaves

Sodwana Bay KZN, South Africa

Hi Domehomedee,

your plant is Crassula cultrata.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

And a link for comparison

Sodwana Bay KZN, South Africa

Oh yes, I meant to post a link too, it is in our plant files:

Diagnostic for this species is the 'skew' (asymmetrical) leaf.


Arroyo Grande, CA(Zone 9a)

Thank-you so much. I had given up. It is definately crassula cultrata!

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