Zoom Senecio Jacobsenii
Zoom Senecio Jacobsenii
Zoom Senecio Jacobsenii

Senecio Jacobsenii

$30.00

OVERVIEW

+ 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
COMMON NAMES:
Cascading Jade / Senecio Jacobsenii / Weeping Jade / Trailing Jade / Kleinia Petraea / Notoniopsis
PLANT SIZE: 
The thick stems allow for it to trail up to four feet in length. 
COLD HARDINESS: 
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. 
MAINTENANCE: 
Relatively low Maintenance 
LIGHT: 
Prefers Bright indirect light, but can withstand direct light for a couple of hours a day. 
WATERING: 
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. 
SOIL: 
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. 
POSSIBLE ISSUES: 
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.