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Jade plant

A species of Crassula, Also known as Lucky plant, Money plant, Money tree
Botanical name : Crassula ovata Genus : Crassula

Jade plant, A species of Crassula
Also known as:
Lucky plant, Money plant, Money tree
Botanical name: Crassula ovata
Genus: Crassula
Jade plant (Crassula ovata)

Description

Looking like a miniature fairytale tree, jade plant is one of the world's most popular succulents. Native to southern regions of Africa, it is well adapted to the dry warm air of modern homes. It grows slowly but lives for so long that plants get passed from generation to generation. It is toxic to dogs, cats, and horses, and even mildly toxic to humans.
Plant Type
Succulent
Lifespan
Perennial
Flower Color
White
Pink
Leaf Color
Yellow
Red
Green
Toxic
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General Info

Name story

Jade plant
As a succulent plant, its fleshy leaves are flat-oval shaped and about the size of a thumb. It looks especially like jadeite. The edge of its leaves are laced with an attractive pale red, resembling the aging of the green jadeite, and it grows thicker each year. Hence, its unique characteristics give birth to the name, Jade Plant.

Symbolism

Good fortune, wealth, friendship, harmony within the family

Usages

Environmental Protection Value
It can purify air, prevent radiation, and absorb harmful gases.
Garden Use
Jade plant is a succulent, drought-tolerant plant perfect for rock gardens. The plump, glossy leaves compliment its fragrant pink flowers when it blooms around winter time. Jade plant is a great addition to a desert landscape with other succulents, or perfect in a container by itself where it can thrive under slight root-bound conditions.
Jade plant (Crassula ovata) Jade plant (Crassula ovata)
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