- Common Name(s):
- Jade plant
Also known as Crassula ovata, jade plant is a popular succulent houseplant in the Crassulaceae family. Needs well drained drier soil, do not overwater. Bright light and average to cool indoor temperatures. Propagates easily by leaf cutting.
Suffers from root rot in poorly drained soil.
- Succulent flattened obovate leaves to 3 inches in length on thick brittle succulent stems, leaves simple and nearly sessile; medium fine texture.
- Abundant terminal clusters of small white flowers following development of pink sepal covered flower buds; fruit insignificant.
- upright, branching
- 3-10 feet high with equal spread
NCCES plant id: 2916