+ Comes in an 6" plastic hanging container.
Native to the highlands of Tanzania and Kenya this plant creeps along as a ground cover, but makes for a wonderful hanging basket.
CLASSIFICATION / GENUS:
Asterceae or Compositae / Kleinia Petraea
Cascading Jade / Senecio Jacobsenii / Weeping Jade / Trailing Jade / Kleinia Petraea / Notoniopsis
The thick stems allow for it to trail up to four feet in length.
Can thrive outdoors in Zone 9b-11. They are best grown at room temperatures between 65 degrees to 75 degrees F, but can tolerate 55 degree F weather in the evenings.
Relatively low Maintenance
Prefers Bright indirect light, but can withstand direct light for a couple of hours a day.
Like most succulents, jade holds its water in its leaves, take care not to overwater this plant. Wait until the soil completely dries before watering again.
Cactus and Succulent soil mix is the best for this plant, with the soil having some sand added to it, as it prefers a grittier mix
DOES IT FLOWER?
Yes. It blossoms a bright orange
IS IT POISONOUS/TOXIC?
All jade plants are considered minutely toxic.
CAN IT BE PROPAGATED FROM CUTTINGS?
Yes, very easily. Any stem with leaf can be cut and replanted into soil.
While it can have common pests as most houseplants, it has proven to be a rather pest resistant plant, the most problematic thing with a jade is rot from too much water.
WINTER TRAVEL: PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PURCHASE A HEAT-PACK (FOUND WITHIN OUR STORE) IF THE PLANT IS TRAVELING IN BELOW 50 DEGREE WEATHER.