Crassula ovata – Jade Plant –


Crassula ovata

interior plant

considered good luck

great house plant

Crassula –

water moderately. In winter water sparlingly

C. ovata – C. arborescens of gardens – C. argenta of gardens – C. portulacea – Jade Plant – Jade Tree –

Erect, many branched, succulent shrub, reaching 6′ feet tall and 3′ feet wide in its native South Africa, never cultivation. It produces thick, fleshy stem and elliptic, glossy, mid green leaves, sometimes red margins, 3/4-1 1/2″ inches long. Rare to flower indoors, but it bears star shaped, white to pale pink flowers, to 3/8″ inches across, in spring.

indoors – grow in standard cactus potting mix in full light, a need bright filtered or indirect light. From spring to autumn apply a balance liquid fertilizer monthly and

zones 11-12