Jade plant is a succulent. It grows up to three meters in height and its stem becomes thick with age. Therefore, its large stock sometimes looks like a tree.
The leaf is succulent, glossy and its margin area can turn reddish colour. It is rounded, spatula-like and three to four centimeters in length. In cold conditions, the leaf becomes reddish purple. This plant has many cultivars and their leaves are varied.
The Jade Plant is propagated by cutting. It has a strong vitality and a leaf can be used for cutting.
|Scientific name||Crassula ovata|
|Japanese name||Fuchibeni-benkei (Kanenonaru-ki)|
|English name||Jade plant, Friendship tree, Lucky plant, Money tree or Dollar plant|
|Native locality||South Africa|
|Planting place||Succulent Plant Greenhouse|