Jade plants, with their thick stems and oval leaves, add elegance to any space. These plants can grow up to six feet, creating a substantial presence indoors or outdoors. Choose from a variety of cultivars like 'Bronze Beauty' or 'Sunset' for a touch of unique beauty.

Jade plants flourish with six hours of bright indirect sunlight daily. Place them near south-facing windows indoors, and use LED grow lights if natural light is insufficient. Look for red-tinted leaf edges as a sign of adequate light.

Light Requirements for Thriving Jade Plants

Balance is key in watering jade plants. Water them when the top soil inch dries out, using the 'soak and dry' method. Avoid overwatering to prevent root rot. Keep an eye on the leaves for signs of over or underwatering.

Watering Jade Plants Right

Fertilize jade plants every other month with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer. Repot them every 2-3 years using well-draining succulent soil. Choose sturdy pots and add a drainage layer to promote healthy growth.

Fertilizing and Potting for Healthy Growth

Propagate jade plants easily using stem or leaf cuttings. Monitor for pests like mealybugs and diseases like powdery mildew. With proper care, these magnificent plants can live for decades, reaching heights of three to six feet.

Propagation & Long-Term Care