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Crassula ovata

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Belonging to the Crassula genus (Crassula ovata 'Trumpet jade'), Trumpet jade is a variety of Jade. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white. The mature flowers are of a Single form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Forest green (web) colour.

In its native environment this jade plant can grow to 10 ft. tall. It is, however, a very slow grower and as a house plant it can be maintained in a small planter for a long time. It is a flowering plant but only old houseplants will bloom and then only if overwintered in the greenhouse and away from lights that disrupt the blooming cycle.1

This variety is a Succulent that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Trumpet jade normally grows with a erect-like habit to a mature height of 3.05 metres (that's 9.91 feet imperial).

South Africa is believed to be where Trumpet jade originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Trumpet jade Jade is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Trumpet jade have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Trumpet jade

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Trumpet jade is thought of as half hardy, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Trumpet jade are Zone 8 and Zone 11.

Growing Trumpet jade from seed

Transplanting Trumpet jade

As Trumpet jade is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Trumpet jade

Other Names for Jade 'Trumpet jade'

Finger jade, E.T.’s Fingers, Dollar plant, Kerkei Bush

Footnotes

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