Crassula Rupestris plant growing in a pot.


If you’re looking for a low-maintenance plant that can really add a lot of character to your home or warm-climate garden, then crassula succulents are an excellent option! These hardy plants come in many shapes and sizes, from petite cascading varieties perfect for containers to larger specimens with thick upright stems.

Not only do they bring wonderful aesthetic appeal the way regular flowers do, but the unique shapes and textures also make them stand out among other kinds of plants. Use our detailed guides down below to find all the info you need on how to grow these stunning succulents successfully yourself.

How to Identify and Manage Jade Plant Pests

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Jade plants are a popular, easy-care houseplants. While pest infestations are not common, these succulent beauties are attacked by insects occasionally. Read more now to learn about the common pests that may attack jade, the damage they can do, and how you can effectively deal with these unwanted creatures.

13 of the Best Crassula Varieties to Grow at Home

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The Crassula genus includes the classic green jade plants as well as a diverse range of other succulent species and cultivars. The leaves may be fingerlike or shaped like coins, variegated, silver, or pink. With fun names like ripple jade and worm plant, our roundup showcases 13 top Crassula picks to grow at home.

How to Propagate Jade Plants

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All it takes is snapping off one of those jewel-like leaves to turn one jade plant into an endless supply of green-leafed beauties. Read our guide now to learn everything you need to know to successfully and easily propagate Crassula ovata via stem or leaf cuttings, while avoiding potential problems with rot!

11 Reasons (and Fixes!) for Limp Leaves on Jade Plants

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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.

9 Reasons to Prune a Jade Houseplant and How to Do It

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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.

How to Grow and Care for Jade Plants Indoors

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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.

How to Grow and Care for Crassula Succulents

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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.