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Crassula Ovata 'Variegated Jade' Succulent - 4" Pot

Crassula Ovata 'Variegated Jade' Succulent - 4" Pot

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Botanical Name:

  • Crassula ovata

Common Names:

  • Jade Plant
  • Money Tree
  • Friendship Tree
  • Lucky Plant

Description: Crassula ovata, commonly known as the Jade Plant, Money Tree, Friendship Tree, or Lucky Plant, is a popular succulent admired for its thick, fleshy, oval-shaped leaves that are a vibrant, glossy green. The leaves can develop a red edge when exposed to sufficient sunlight. Native to South Africa, this evergreen plant is celebrated not only for its attractive foliage but also for its easy care and longevity. Jade Plants can grow up to 3-5 feet tall and wide over time, making them an excellent choice for adding a touch of greenery and a sense of prosperity to any indoor or outdoor space.

Care Instructions:


  • Prefers bright, indirect light to full sun. Place it near a south or west-facing window indoors. If grown outdoors, ensure it receives partial shade to protect the leaves from intense afternoon sun.


  • Water thoroughly when the soil is completely dry. Reduce watering in the winter months when the plant's growth slows. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure good drainage.


  • Thrives in low to moderate humidity environments. This succulent is well-suited for dry indoor air and does not require additional humidity.


  • Prefers temperatures between 60°F and 75°F (16°C - 24°C). It can tolerate cooler temperatures down to 40°F (4°C) but should be protected from frost.


  • Use a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix. Adding sand or perlite to regular potting soil can improve drainage and prevent root rot.


  • Feed with a diluted, balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid fertilizing in the fall and winter when the plant is dormant.


  • Pruning is generally not necessary, but you can remove any dead or damaged leaves to maintain appearance. Pinching back the tips can encourage bushier growth.

Styling Tips:

  • Statement Plant: Place the Jade Plant in a prominent spot where its vibrant, glossy foliage can be admired. Its bold form makes it a stunning statement piece in any room or garden.
  • Container Gardens: Use in container gardens with other succulents and cacti. Its fleshy leaves add visual interest and contrast.
  • Modern Decor: The sleek, sculptural form of the Jade Plant fits well with modern, minimalist decor. Use a simple, contemporary pot to complement its striking appearance.
  • Desk or Shelf Display: Position the Jade Plant on a desk, shelf, or windowsill where it can receive plenty of light. Its compact size and attractive leaves make it a perfect decorative accent.
  • Outdoor Rock Gardens: Incorporate into rock gardens or succulent beds. The variety of textures and colors can enhance the overall aesthetic.

Crassula ovata, with its vibrant, glossy foliage and relatively easy care requirements, is a fantastic addition to any plant collection. Its timeless beauty and adaptability make it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and interior designers looking to add a touch of elegance and charm to their spaces.

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