This is probably the most commonly found succulent on the market, and for a good reason! It's beautiful, accessible, and super low maintenance. Its fleshy leaves and thick stems characterize jade succulent. Its colour does vary but is most commonly a deep green. You may notice that it start to deliver red/purple edges with prolonged exposure to light. This is entirely normal! Jades are slow growers, but it will be with you for decades. It is not uncommon to see a jade succulent that had been passed down a generation.
- Select a spot with a lot of light- some succulents can tolerate a medium-lower light setting, but it will thrive in a bright environment
- Succulents are drought tolerant, meaning that it can go for the prolonged periods without water
- Overwatering can be harmful to this plant. Allow the soil to dry between watering completely
- If the leaves start puckering, this is typically a sign that it needs water
- For succulents in smaller pots, bottom-feeding is recommended
- If you repot, select a well-draining soil-cactus/succulent mix with perlite or pumice is recommended