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Chinese Jade (Crassula ovata)

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Chinese Jade (Crassula ovata) - Bonsai Tree Type (Indoors) Bonsai Care

Also known as Jade or Money tree. Succulent plant, originating from South Africa, with rounded to pear-shaped grey/green leaves which sometimes are edged with a red tinge.

STYLE : Best suited to informal upright or clump.

WARNING : If leaves begin to wrinkle then soil is too dry.

Care Info

REPOT : Every 2 years in spring, when young and when roots fill pot as the plant grows older.

SOIL : Fine grit is best, although loam based mixes can be used but require less water.

PRUNE : Any time while in active growth.

PINCH: Pinch growing tips to maintain shape.

WATER : Almost dry in winter and only water when almost dry in summer.

FEED : Half strength balanced feed during growing season.

WARNING : If leaves begin to wrinkle then soil is too dry.


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