Allow the soil to dry out slightly before watering again. Being a succulent, Crassula ovata can go a long time without water – but it grows best with water when growing. Feed with a balanced liquid feed 2 or 3 times during the growing season from late spring to late summer.
In this regard, how do you propagate Crassula Dubia?
Crassula plants are generally propagated from leaf or stem cuttings, or by dividing the offsets. Starting new plants is as easy as removing a leaf, letting a callus form for a week, then sticking the end of a leaf or stem cutting into a pot filled with damp potting mix.
Likewise, why is my Crassula plant dying?
Root rot is what I see the most common reason as to why a Crassula Perforata plant is dying. This happens when the plant is overwatered. Pots without draining holes also contribute to this problem. … It causes root rot which in turn causes the plant to die.
Where should I keep my Crassula plant at home?
Jade plants can be grown indoors and outdoors. It is better to keep this plant in front of the office or in the office cubicle to invite good fortune and prosperity. When placed in southeast it attracts energized monetary luck for good business or more income.
Crassula ovata will generally tolerate the dry environment of heated homes but if kept too hot will go dormant and begin to drop leaves. Jade plants need bright light, but should not be exposed to a lot of direct sun (which may cause leaf scorch).
Propagating Crassula Perforata
The easiest and quickest way to propagate these plants is through stem cuttings. They can be propagated from leaves, but I find the process trickier and less foolproof than using stem cuttings.
To propagate Crassula ‘Tom Thumb‘ from leaves, twist a leaf from the mother plant. Be sure that none of the leaf remains on the stem, or you will have a smaller chance of success. Allow the leaf to dry out for several days so that the end callouses over, and then place on well-draining soil.
Take a cutting from your main plant and leave to dry/callous for approx. 3 days in a shady spot – this ensures the cutting doesn’t rot when placed into it’s new pot. Once dried, fill a pot with a mix of cactus soil and sand, and simply stick the end of the cutting directly into the compost and leave it to root.
Jade plants can lose their leaves due to overwatering and underwatering. In order to revive a dying jade plant (Crassula ovata), you have to emulate some of their growing conditions with an emphasis on watering with a good soak then allowing the soil to dry out, well draining soil and some direct sunlight.
The best way to rehydrate the plant in winter is by watering it lightly two or three times rather than flooding the pot with water. In spring, summer and fall when the plant needs more moisture, water the plant by soaking the soil thoroughly.
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.