Jade plants popularity comes from their ability to survive and even thrive under a wide range of conditions. Also known for their long life span, jades can outlive you!
They are one of the most adored succulents and many people believe they bring good luck, hence why many are growing them at home and in their offices.
Native to South Africa, Jade plants have been cultivated in Europe and America for over a hundred years. As many other succulents, they store water in their leaves and can withstand long hours in the sun and little watering.
Great for people who work all day and prefer low maintenance plants. Just be careful not to overwater it!
Lighting: Bright, direct to indirect sunlight.
Watering: Avoid wet soil but do not let it dry out completely.
Temperature: 65 to 75 degrees F. (18-24 C.).
Best spot: when indoors, they need lots of light. They will thrive closer to windows where they can get direct or indirect sunlight.
Pet Friendly? No.
Child Friendly? No.
PRO TIP: Make sure that they are watered properly. Do not let it dry out completely. Also, do not water a jade plant too often, as this can cause root rot.