Crassula Ovata, Jade Plant ( Succulent ) - Plant
The Jade is grown indoors and borrows itself from the bonsai in the way it grows like a miniature tree, with a trunk and branches. It is also a succulent that will retain water well within the leaves, just like the cactus plant.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Jade, money , lucky, friendship (common). Crassula Ovata, C.portulacea, C.argentea (botanical/scientific).||Red colored||Seasonal bloomer||3.00 to 6.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
As you will see with the care instructions below these are very easy to maintain, however, the more you see to it s basic needs, the better and stronger it will grow.
|Part shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||60Â°f / 15.5Â°c , 75Â°f / 24Â°c||Feed each week or two (maybe less) with a weak or diluted liquid fertilizer. Fertilizer made for succulents may be your best bet, that does not need to be a high strength type.|
- It s best to allow the soil to become dry between each watering which will depend on the time of year, how much humidity and amount of sunlight it s getting.
- Allowing too much water to sit at the bottom of the pot with the roots will cause them to rot (avoid this).
- Feed each week or two (maybe less) with a weak or diluted liquid fertilizer.
- Fertilizer made for succulents may be your best bet, that does not need to be a high strength type.
Special features: The Jade Plant, Money Plant or Crassula ovata. As with most succulents, Jade Plants are tough and adaptable to many situations and a variety of treatments, however they wont last No special requirements are needed in terms of humidity.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Houseplant for bright, dry areas.
Medicinal use: NA