Jade is a succulent for outdoor cultivation in USDA Hardiness Zones 11 and 12 and an easy-care, water-wise houseplant in all regions. Usually, the foliage is fleshy, firm, and evergreen. However, it can become limp under less-than-ideal growing conditions. Read on and learn why it happens and what to do about it.
Jade is a fleshy-leaved evergreen succulent that doesn’t need water until the pot dries out. It’s low maintenance, but there’s one task you may want to undertake: Pruning a jade plant can support its health and improve its appearance. Read on to discover 9 reasons to prune and the tools and techniques for the job.
One of the most popular houseplants, succulent jade retains water in its leaves, stems, and roots. This trait allows these plants to thrive on infrequent watering and with little other care. But they do require plenty of bright light and well-draining soil. Our guide shares tips on growing jade indoors.
A succulent that thrives in low humidity and bright light, crassula is easy to care for as a houseplant or outdoors in Zones 11-12. Species in this genus include the common jade tree, silver dollar plants, baby’s necklace, and worm plant. Learn more about growing and caring for popular crassula varieties in our guide.