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Crassula Compacta Ovata


Discover the ideal succulent for Australian gardens – Crassula Ovata Crosby’s Compact. Thriving in Australia’s diverse climates, this versatile beauty adores filtered sunlight to full light. Its green oval leaves with striking red edges make it a standout choice.

Easy care is the name of the game. Plant it in well-draining soil, allowing it to dry between waterings. Perfect for drought-resistant landscaping, this succulent flourishes even in arid conditions. For your convenience, visit our Ipswich nursery or order online for a piece of this succulent magic that’s tailored to Australian gardens.

More Varieties of Crassula are for sale in the shop.

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Product Information: Crassula Compacta Ovata

Introducing the Crassula Compacta Ovata, commonly known as Crassula Ovata Crosby’s Compact or the Dwarf Jade Plant. This charming succulent is a must-have for both seasoned gardeners and newcomers to the world of succulents. With its unique features and easy-care nature, it’s a versatile addition to any garden or pot, offering beauty and resilience in one delightful package.

As its name suggests, is a compact shrub-type succulent that forms a distinctive stem. Its small, oval-shaped leaves are a vibrant green with striking red edges, making it a visual delight in any setting. Whether you’re planning a succulent arrangement or nurturing it as a Bonsai, this plant effortlessly stands out.

One of the standout features of this succulent is its adaptability to various light conditions. It thrives in filtered sunlight to full light, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor spaces. This versatility allows you to place it in your garden, on your patio, or even on a sunny windowsill.

Crucial to its well-being is the choice of soil. Make sure to use well-draining soil that enables excess water to escape easily, preventing root rot. Additionally, the Crassula Compacta Ovata appreciates a drying-out period between waterings, making it an ideal choice for those seeking low-maintenance plants that can withstand periods of neglect.

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For those looking to buy Crassula Compacta Ovata, whether you’re searching for a succulent nursery near you or considering buying succulents online, you’re in luck. This beautiful succulent is readily available in nurseries, including our own in Ipswich. We take pride in offering high-quality, affordable succulents, perfect for those in search of cheap succulents in Brisbane or even succulents online in Brisbane.

Beyond its visual appeal, this succulent is drought-resistant, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardening. Its adaptability and resilience make it an ideal addition to your garden, especially in regions with variable weather conditions.

In conclusion

The Crassula Compacta Ovata, or Crassula Ovata Crosby’s Compact, is a succulent that truly has it all – beauty, versatility, and ease of care. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting your succulent journey, this delightful plant is sure to be a prized addition to your collection. Don’t miss the opportunity to bring home this charming succulent and enjoy its enduring beauty. Visit our nursery in Ipswich or explore our selection of succulents online today!


Australian Desert Blooms Nursery is producing many more cacti, cactus for you to buy online. If anytime this cactus is out of stock know for sure that it will be back as quickly as possible. We produce all our own stock here in Ipswich near Brisbane.


Watch your Crassula Compacta Ovata for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

The succulent requires more sunlight if it looks like growing out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more sunlight as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in straight sunlight.

Allow them to sit for a week before giving them a good drink. Depending on the season. Make sure they dry out completely before watering again. Don’t forget to give them a spray with soapy water to keep the bugs off them. And provide very good ventilation.


We harvest our seeds all year round as well as buy commercial seeds from overseas. To always have different varieties coming through each year.

Sowing Instructions

Required for germination, light, heat, and humidity. The succulent mix should have good drainage with no fertilizer in it. The temperature for germination is about 15 degrees to 35 degrees. Cacti like to have a little bit of light for germination, but no direct sunlight. In the first 4-8 weeks of gemination place in shaded with indirect sunlight. Very important not to allow them to dry out and to keep them moist. Patience and experience as they are fragile plants. Gradually allow them to have more sunlight as they grow larger.


All photos have been taken in their natural growing conditions and no adjustments to the photos have been made for selling purposes. Photos displayed are to be used as a guide only, as the cactus and succulents you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size cactus or succulents, we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.


All Crassula are sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and also wrapped in paper. Posted on Monday to Wednesday each week and sent by Australia Post service. Sent express post for any size parcel.

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