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JADE PLANT

Thescientific name of Jade plant is Crassula Ovata and it belongs to the Crassulaceae family. Jade plants are succulent house-plants, which means that they don't need much water to survive as succulents are originally rocky desert plants. This makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors and are amongst the most popular indoor plants. They are also considered symbols of good luck.

JADE PLANT CARE GUIDE

Plant Size - 2 inches to 5 inch 

Plant Spread - 3 inches to 5 inch 

Maximum Reachable height - Up to 10 ft. 

Common names - Jade Plant, Crossulo Ovato, C. orgenteo or C. portuloceo, Friendship plant, Elephant Bush, Elephant Food, Elephant Plant, Miniature Jade, Dwarf Jade, Dwarf Jade Plant, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush.
Bloom time - After a dormant period in winter. 
PottingWateringLighting
POTTING DETAILS:

Jade plants thrive under less water conditions therefore soil should be well drained and not water retentive. Hence, for potting mix use 1port of peat moss, 1port of organic matter and 3 ports coarse sand.

Watering Details:

It should be watered only when thesoil is dry. During summers can be watered every 2-3 days. During winters should be watered every 5-7 days or even less only when the soil becomes dry. If overwatered then it results in root rot, if under­ watered the result is smaller leaves.
Lightening Requirements :

Filtered sunlight or bright indirect sunlight. The plant should not be kept in an area with full 12 hours of sunlight. If the plant has been kept indoors, it should not be shifted outdoors immediately but slowly.
PROPAGATIONFERTILIZATIONGENERAL TIPS
Plant Reproduction Details:

It can be propagated by dividing rhizomes or with leaf cuttings. Leaf cuttings should be placed in a pot. Wait for roots to begin growing, which could take up to a year. Use a rooting hormone on the root cutting and keep roots dry to make the roots grow faster. Remove a leaf or take a stem cutting from a well-established plant. An ideal stem cuttingwould be 2-3 inches in length and should haveonly a few leaves. Gather your pot and a well­ draining potting mix. Use soil that is slightly moist, but not wet. Take the leaf and lay it on top of the soil horizontally, covering the cut end with some of the soil. After planting a jade plant, don't water it right away. Wait around a week before watering.This is to let the roots settle and recover from any damage.
Fertilization Details:

Fertilizer should be given during the spring or summer season which is the blooming season for the plant. Jade plants should be repotted every 3-4 years
General Tips :

Sometimes, white spots are found on the leaves which can be due to:a)Fungal infections - They cause whiteness onleaves. Oneshould use baking soda, white vinegarmixed with water and spray on the plant.