Crassula arborescens undulatifolia: How to Grow and Care for Ripple Jade

Crassula arborescens undulatifolia Ripple Jade

Scientific name: Crassula arborescens undulatifolia

Common name: Ripple Jade

This is a variation of a traditional Jade plant and has thin wavy leaves. It is great for filling in space between other Succulents in an arrangement.

Quick Look at Crassula arborescens undulatifolia

  • Full sun
  • Typical water needs for a succulent
  • Plant grows up to 4 feet (1.2 m) tall
    Rosettes grow up to 3 feet (1 m) wide
  • Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)
  • Not cold hardy
  • Propagation by leaves and offsets
  • Can be toxic to humans and animals
  • Summer Dormant

General Care for Crassula arborescens undulatifolia “Ripple Jade”

Ripple Jade is a shrub that is perfect for the home or office. There are white blossoms in the Spring. The leaves have a deep red color around the edges.


There are watering needs for a succulent. The “soak and dry” method will allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

Ripple Jade can thrive indoors if given enough light. It will get plenty of sunshine if it is placed in an area with a southern-facing window. If planted outside, place the garden in an area that gets a lot of sun.

How to Propagate Crassula arborescens undulatifolia “Ripple Jade”

Ripple Jade can be grown from leaves or offsets.


If you want to propagation a leaf, gently twist the leaf from the stem. The leaf should be a clean pull, where no part of the leaf is left on the stem. This will increase the chances of a successful propagation.

Allow the leaf to dry out for a day or two before placing it on the soil.


Small offsets will be produced byRipple Jade. To remove the offsets from the main stem, use a sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for a couple of days before laying on the soil.


  1. Crassula arborescens undulatifolia (Ripple Jade) – Wikipedia

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