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Crassula argentea/Jade Plant

Crassula argentea / Crassula argentea
An old specimen plant growing in a conservatory
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An old specimen plant growing in a conservatory

Star-shaped flowers on a healthy plant

Close-up image of pinkish-white, star-shaped flowers

Large plant blooming in late winter

Heavy flowering on this mature specimen of Crassula obovata

Flowers in different stages of development on a different species, Crassula obovata

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Scientific Name: Crassula argentea
Common Name: Jade Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This succulent makes an excellent container plant. One of the main problems with growing this plant is overwatering which will cause rot. Delay watering until the soil is dry. Old mature plant will produce clusters of white, star-shaped flowers if plants are growing under favorable conditions like in a greenhouse or conservatory.