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The ultimate guide for taking care of a Jade Plant

Jade Plant

The Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata) is a beginner-friendly plant that loves a lot of direct sunlight and can grow large and old. It's a plant that thrives on neglect, so it's perfect for those of you who always forget to water their plants.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

  1. How to take care of a Jade Plant

In this ultimate plant care guide for the Jade Plant, we're going to highlight every aspect of taking care of your wonderful houseplant. The Jade Plant is an easy-to-maintain plant, but there are a few things that you should know when you're thinking of getting one.

If you live in a warm and dry place, you're going to have an easier time taking care of these plants, because you'll probably have these growing around you already.

Summary of Jade Plant care

Find out what the Jade Plant prefers when it comes to its plant care. These are the most important parts of taking care of the Jade Plant!

Watering your Jade Plant

The Jade Plant likes to grow in a dry environment and should only be watered when the soil is completely dry.

Sunlight for your Jade Plant

The Jade Plant loves a spot in the full sun, a spot with direct sunlight. It thrives with the bright light.

Fertilizing your Jade Plant

The Jade Plant doesn't need to be fertilized to stay healthy. You can help it grow a little more quickly by fertilizing it once at the beginning of spring and summer.

Soil for your Jade Plant

The Jade Plant prefers a dry growing environment, so you should use well-draining soil to keep your Jade Plant happy!

Temperature for the Jade Plant

The Jade Plant prefers a spot that consistently stays between 18 - 24°C (64 - 75°F).

Propagating the Jade Plant

To propagate the Jade Plant, you can take cuttings from the parent plant. Often, you cut part of the stem of the Jade Plant and plant that in moist soil.

Repotting the Jade Plant

You should repot your Jade Plant once every 3 year(s). This helps your Jade Plant to stay healthy for many years.

Difficulty of Jade Plant plant care

The Jade Plant is easy to take care of and great for beginners.

1. How to take care of a Jade Plant

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How to take care of a Jade Plant

The Jade Plant is a succulent that looks a lot like a mini tree. It's a very beginner-friendly houseplant that loves the sun. In this plant care guide, we're going to discover at how you can best take care of your Jade Plant and how to help it thrive in your house.

Read "How to take care of a Jade Plant"

Frequently asked questions

How should you water the Jade Plant?
The Jade Plant likes to grow in a dry environment and should only be watered when the soil is completely dry.
How much sunlight does the Jade Plant need?
The Jade Plant loves a spot in the full sun, a spot with direct sunlight. It thrives with the bright light.
How much fertilizer does the Jade Plant need?
The Jade Plant doesn't need to be fertilized to stay healthy. You can help it grow a little more quickly by fertilizing it once at the beginning of spring and summer.
What is the best soil for the Jade Plant?
The Jade Plant prefers a dry growing environment, so you should use well-draining soil to keep your Jade Plant happy!
What is the ideal temperature for the Jade Plant?
The Jade Plant prefers a spot that consistently stays between 18 - 24°C (64 - 75°F).
How do you propagate the Jade Plant?
To propagate the Jade Plant, you can take cuttings from the parent plant. Often, you cut part of the stem of the Jade Plant and plant that in moist soil.
How often should you repot the Jade Plant?
You should repot your Jade Plant once every 3 year(s). This helps your Jade Plant to stay healthy for many years.
Is the Jade Plant easy to take care of?
The Jade Plant is easy to take care of and great for beginners.

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