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Crassula ovata

Jade Plant

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Crassula ovata
Principal Common Name Jade Plant
Common Name(s)
Synonym C. portulacea, C. argenta, C. argentea
Description An attractive succulent featuring dramatic jade coloured foliage, and as the days become shorter, this lovely plant starts flowering, releasing sprays of light pink to white star shaped flowers. The foliage is Jade colored round, fleshy foliage.
General Comments
Nativity South Africa
Height Range 0 - 9 FT
Spread Range 0 - 9 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Fleshy : Round : Spongy : Thick
Form Shrub : Subshrub : Succulent
Flower Color Light Pink : Pink : White
Flower Time Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Foliage : Form : Indoor Plant

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