• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Jade Plant

Botanical Name
Crassula ovata
Hardiness
Zones 11 to 12
Height
3 to 6 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Star shaped, white to pink (rare on indoor plants)
Light
Full sun or bright filtered light
Soil
Moist, well drained (key) to dry
Planting & Care
  • Protect plants from winter drafts
  • Can be summered outdoors
  • Provide bright light, cool temperatures and dry soil in winter for flowers
  • Propagate by cuttings
Problems
Mealybugs, spider mites, rot in poorly draining soil, leaf dry with extremely dry conditions
Varieties
  • California Red Tip - purplish-red leaf margins when grown in bright light
  • Bronze Beauty - small coppery leaves, slow growing
  • Sunset - gold leaf margins when grown in bright light
  • Tricolor - pointed leaves are streaked with white and red, pink and white flowers
  • Silver Jade Plant (Crassula arborescens) - blue-grey leaves with red margins

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


July 13
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

July 14
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI

July 20
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Trees and Shrubs DVD set!

ENTER NOW