Jade Plant 'Minor' - Plant

Crassula ovata 'Minor'
Jade Plant 'Minor'
An attractive succulent that enjoys the sun. On a summers day the Crassula ovata 'Minor' can be stood outside in the sun on your patio or decking. This plant has small leaves that are edged with a tinge of red, giving the plant an attractive blush. The fleshy leaves act as a reservoir and store water for periods of drought. In winter keep the plant in a cool (bed)room by the window. Bring it back into the warmth when spring returns. This is a lovely plant requiring little or no maintenance! Only water when the soil feels dry. It goes by the common names of jade plant, friendship tree, lucky plant, or money tree!
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  • Planting
  • Stand your jade plant (Crassula ovata) in a warm and sunny spot.

    This is a nice houseplant for those difficult positions like the window-sill above a radiator. Crassula ovata will thrive on your patio or decking over summer too. This plant loves the sun!

    The more light it gets, the more leaves will develop!
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  • Care
  • Water your jade plant regularly, but the potting compost may be allowed to dry out somewhat between waterings. Feed a few times over spring and summer.

    Stand the plant in a cooler position over the winter and do not water - this should encourage flowering but is not strictly necessary.

    Beware of frost if kept outdoors – bring indoors if frost is forecast or Crassula ovata will not survive!
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  • Specifics
  • The jade plant is a succulent and an easily kept houseplant that can handle the dry air of our homes. The thick, fleshy leaves store water for times of drought.

    Many varieties originate in South Africa where they grow in dry sunny regions so they are well equipped to withstand periods of drought.

    Crassula ovata has various common names that it is known by – Jade plant, money plant, friendship tree, lucky plant.
    The Crassula is classified as a succulent (Crassulaceae).
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