picture of green jade plant

A succulent with thick stems and plump gem coloured leaves, jade plants are beloved around the world. They require little care and can survive for decades or even generations.

Jade are a fabulous choice for the beginner propagator as they easily grow from a leaf or stem cutting. Jade produce babies or ‘pups’ that can be gently separated and potted up as a treasured house-warming gift.

 how this nature nurtures you 

Jade plants purify the air and emit a cheerful, positive energy

They are symbols of luck, prosperity and friendship across many cultures and traditions. With leaves that resemble precious stones or coins jade is said to promote wealth and activate financial energies.

 how to nurture your nature 


South Africa and Mozambique.


Do not let your jade dry out completely. Water about once per week when the surface of soil feels dry.


They love full sun.


18-24 degrees Celsius.


Extra humidity is not required, but occasional mist is welcome.


Non-toxic to humans. Toxic to animals if consumed.


Feed every month in the spring and summer with an all purpose fertilizer.  Apply to damp soil so you don't burn the roots.  


 Watch this quick 3-minute video by the Plant Doctor.