Crassula ovata ‘Hummel’s Sunset’ is a stunning succulent shrub or small tree adorned with rounded leaves with magnificent hues. It can grow up to 90 cm tall, featuring a single main stem or occasionally branching at the base. The thick, fleshy leaves are green with yellow edges and tinged red. In warm places during summer, they transform into golden yellow with red margins. Compact terminal clusters of white or pale pink flowers bloom from late fall to early spring, adding to its allure.
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Crassula ovata ‘Hummel’s Sunset’
Up to 0.9 meters
For optimal growth, the jade plant 'Hummel's Sunset' requires sufficient scattered light that is bright and transparent. Inadequate sunlight can lead to spindly growth, brittle tissues, and fading of the original colour. A lack of the sun may cause the plant to become loose in shape, with green and yellow colouring and decreased resistance.
The jade plant 'Hummel's Sunset' thrives in mild temperatures during Spring and Autumn and is not well-suited for extreme cold weather. If you reside in a cold region, growing it as a potted plant is recommended instead of planting it directly in the garden.
Proper soil is crucial for the growth of the jade plant 'Hummel's Sunset,' necessitating loose and well-ventilated soil.
Crassula ovata ‘Hummel’s Sunset’ will benefit from an application of an All Purpose, Slow-Release fertiliser every 9-12 months.