The most common of the "BlUE" Crassula Arborescens cultivars, Blue bird has a waxy coating that makes it appear dull. It has a slightly wider leaf body than its close retaliative 'blue hale"
Rarity (1-10) 3
The most common of the "BlUE" Crassula Arborescens cultivars, Blue bird has a waxy coating that makes it appear dull. It has a slightly wider leaf body than its close retaliative 'blue hale" It is suspected that this is a wild type cultivar.
Plant Scientific name: 'Blue Hale'
Rarity (1-10) 3
Not much is known of the origins of this cultivar, It is very similar to 'Blue bird' but has a slightly narrower and longer leaf.
Ripple Jade & Curly Bird
Plant Scientific name: Crassula Arborescens undulatfolia
Rarity (1-10) 3 to 7
There are at least 3 different forms of this cultivar, the main difference
being leaf size there is a large , medium and smaller form.
the large form is typically referred to as undulatfolia
the medium form is usually called 'ripple jade'
the smaller and rare form is known as 'Curly bird' Curly bird originated in Russia (as far as anyone knows)
All three forms will have waved or curly leaves and are generally not for beginners as they can be very fussy
Plant Scientific name: C.A Bluebird vairegata
Rarity (1-10) 8
Crassula Arborescens Variegated bluebird has a unknown history, its as fairly slow growing cultivar that is quite fussy. It doesn't do well in bright direct light and is easily burned by low amounts of fertilizer. It has a velvet like feel to the leaves and is quite stunning when healthy
Medio Variegated BlueBird
Plant Scientific name: Medio Variegated Bluebird
Rarity (1-10) 9
As with its close relative 'Variegated bluebird' Medio Variegated bluebird can be a challenging cultivar to grow although it will tolerate bright light, it will not tolerate much if any fertilizer