Sempervivum, Hardy Sedum and Hardy Opuntia are three of the most cold hardy genus that can survive freezing winter up to -30F. Some other succulents, like Agave or Rosularia also have great cold tolerance.
Likewise, people ask, is Hobbit jade poisonous?
Crassula ovata, which is commonly known as Jade plant is toxic to pets. … If ingested, the plant can cause vomiting and a slowed heart rate. The plant can also cause depression and a lack of coordination.
Hereof, how fast does hobbit jade grow?
What temperature is too cold for succulents?
Preferably 40 degrees and up. Temperatures under freezing are simply too cold for these plants to survive. Their plump and fleshy leaves where they store water will freeze and rot the plant. Frost hardy succulents will tolerate -20 degrees F.
Generally it’s best to wait until after the last frost and when the nights don’t drop below 40F. While you could plant some succulents outside before then, you’ll find the best success with planting when the weather is warmer. Avoid waiting until summer though, as the heat can cause just as many problems as the cold.
You can propagate Hobbit Jade with a cutting of a leaf. Remove a full leaf at the base of the stem, and allow it to dry or callus over. Place in well draining potting soil and mist regularly to keep it from drying out. Soon you should see a tiny root system forming and your Crassula Hobbit is on its way.
Crassula is a large genus of succulent plants native to many parts of the world, but the species that are used in gardening or by collectors are coming almost exclusively from South Africa. You can also browse succulents by Scientific Name, Common Name, Family, USDA Hardiness Zone, Origin, or cacti by Genus.
For best results plant in high drainage soil and place in a high light area in or outdoors. Hobbit Jade can grow in bright indirect light, but at least four hours of bright direct light will keep the leaves vibrant and perky.
Rare hardy succulents such as Orostachys and Rosularia use their Crassulacean metabolic processes to survive extreme cold. They can survive incredibly cold winters with ease, and in many cases they can actually continue to grow right under a covering of snow.
Succulent season doesn’t end when summer does. There’s a slew of these pretty plants that can take as much cold as winter can dish out. Plant them outdoors for year-round color. They can take below-zero temperatures as long as you give them full sun and dry soil.