Jade Plant

Jade Plant (Crassula ovata), also known as the Money Plant or Lucky Plant, is a popular succulent characterized by its thick, fleshy, oval-shaped leaves and tree-like growth habit.

The Jade Plant features glossy, jade-green leaves that grow in opposing pairs along thick, woody stems. The leaves are often tinged with red along the edges, especially when exposed to bright sunlight. The plant can reach a height of several feet with proper care, and its branches develop a characteristic tree-like structure, making it a visually appealing addition to indoor and outdoor gardens.

Known for its resilience and easy-care nature, the Jade Plant is adaptable to a variety of growing conditions. It produces small, star-shaped white or pink flowers in the right conditions, typically during the late winter or early spring. The plant is often considered a symbol of prosperity and good luck, particularly in Feng Shui.

Jade Plants are well-suited for container gardening and are popular choices for beginners due to their low maintenance requirements. They thrive in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Proper watering is crucial, with the soil needing to dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering and root rot.

This succulent is not only an attractive ornamental plant but also serves as an air-purifying companion. With its charming appearance and reputation for bringing positive energy, the Jade Plant has become a favorite in homes and offices around the world.

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Additional information

Pot Size

12cm

Approx Height (incl pot)

20cm

Common Name

Jade Plant

Watering

Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil is dry. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's crucial to avoid waterlogged conditions.

Feeding

Feed sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half-strength. Refrain from fertilizing during the dormant winter period.

Humidity

Jade plants are adaptable to average indoor humidity levels. They can tolerate dry conditions, but if you live in a very dry climate, consider increasing humidity with a humidity tray or occasional misting.

Light Requirements

Provide bright, indirect light. Jade plants can tolerate some direct sunlight, but prolonged exposure to intense sunlight may lead to leaf burn. A south or west-facing window is often ideal.

Temperature

Keep your Jade plant in a room with temperatures between 18-24°C during the day and not below 10°C at night. It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures during the winter.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

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