Jade plants are succulent houseplants, which makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors—plus, they’re capable of living a long, long time with proper care! See how to care for your jade plant.
Consequently, do jade plants like small pots?
For these reasons, the jade plant does best in a pot that provides a wide, sturdy base to support the weight of the plant as it releases new stems and leaves over time, and one that allows for maximum drainage. … The size of the pot should be only slightly larger than the diameter of the plant.
Likewise, people ask, can Jade grow in shade?
Jade plants can grow in full sun to pretty dense shade. However, 4-6 hours of direct sunlight is ideal for outdoor plants and they’ll do best with a little shade from the intense afternoon sun.
How do I know if my jade plant is overwatered?
Jade Plant Overwatering Symptoms: The symptoms of overwatering a Jade Plant are yellowing leaves, leaf drop, soft leaves and dry leaves. The soil will usually be waterlogged and the roots will show signs of root rot.
Prune the jade plant just above one of the brown rings around a stem, called a leaf scar, with sharp pruning shears or a sharp knife. Two new stems will sprout at the pruning site, so select the stem to prune based on where you want the jade plant to be thicker and fuller.
Jade plants can be propagated from stem or leaf cuttings. Keep in mind that it takes it takes a while to get a nice sized jade plant from leaf cuttings. … So, if you want to get a head start, and don’t want to wait so long, then I recommend propagating jade plant stem cuttings instead of the leaves.
Should you mist a jade plant? NO! Remember that jade plants are succulents, which means their natural habitat is arid and dry. Misting them can cause major problems with rot or mildew.
Like most succulent plants, jade plants prefer a loose, rocky soil that is well-draining. Adequate drainage is vital, as too much moisture can cause wet feet and rot out your entire plant. … Jade plants don’t need much soil to grow. They make a great candidate for dish gardens.