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Crassula ovata/Jade Plant or Money Tree

Crassula ovata / Crassula ovata
A succulent with thick waxy leaves
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A succulent with thick waxy leaves

An excellent plant for an indoor containers where light is good

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Scientific Name: Crassula ovata
Common Name: Jade Plant or Money Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Very tolerant of limited amounts of water. Will be damaged by temperatures below 30 degrees F. Excellent container plant for indoor use. It is a succulent and can not withstand overwatering, which causes death of the roots. When this happens, most people thinks it needs water as plant drops leaves and other shrivel. Flowering infrequently and at not particular time of year. Buds are light pink and flowers are white.