• slide
  • slide
  • 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 Webinars & Appearances


Feb. 4, 2023
WCBA's Home Building &
Remodeling EXPO

West Bend, WI
 

Feb. 10-12, 2023
PBS Wisconsin
Garden & Landscape EXPO

Madison, WI

June 3 – 11, 2023
“Castles & Gardens” Adventure in Ireland with Melinda Myers
Includes the Bloom Festival in Dublin!

CLICK HERE for more information on Melinda's 2022 Wisconsin State Fair presentations on
Affordable Food Gardening 

CLICK HERE for pollinator gardening webinars, videos & DIY projects

Watch Melinda's past webinars ON DEMAND

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Enter to Win
a Corona Tools
Hori Hori Knife!

ENTER NOW