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botanical name:
Crassula ovata
Crassula ovata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Jade plant
synonyms:  Crassula portulacea, Crassula argentea
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Freely branching succulent with a shrub-like habit. Thick fleshy stems and fleshy, elliptic, glossy green leaves often edged with red. Very small star-shaped white or pale pink flowers in spring or autumn, but rarely produced by container grown plants.

Sharply drained, gritty soil in full sun. Will tolerate a little shade. In temperate areas container grown plants remain modestly sized and are rarely seen in flower.

Stem or leaf cuttings.

Desert gardens or commonly grown in containers as a house plant.

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