Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata)


Crassula Ovata aka Jade plant is one of the most common succulents. When non-collectors think of succulents this plant is generally at the top of the list. It is such a hardy house plant and collected for its resilience. The plant is generally pest free however a good check over once in a while for aphids and mealy bug is a good idea. 

Crassula Ovata can be grown indoors, as long as it receives enough natural light. It is best kept outdoors in containers or in a garden bed. 

Jade flowers in winter if exposed to the right conditions. For example, my mother’s Jade flowers all the way through winter with soft pink and white star shaped flowers (indicative of the Crassula family). Plant in well draining soil as this plant does not like wet feet.

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