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Succulent house plant. Crassula ovata. Also known as: friendship tree, lucky plant, or money plant.

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New Crassula ovata gollum (aka jade) plant leaves shrinking blackened and dropping

I recently bought Crassula Ovata gollum from online. The leaves look shrunk and blackening from tip and starting to fall. Guessing that the soil mix is(garden soil+perlite+organic materials. I water ...
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Why is my jade plant behaving like this?

I purchased a jade plant online one month back. As you can see in the picture it is healthy when purchased. I am keeping it on my desk which is getting afternoon sunlight from a west-facing window. ...
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How can I rescue a Jade plants half-killed by mold?

I have a Jade plant which had a trunk shaped like a Y. After getting back from a few weeks vacation, one "leg" of the Y was completely wilted and limp looking. Looking closer, I noticed that ...
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Can I give my Jade tree soda?

I have a Jade tree in my store and I just love her to bits. We try to give her water regularly, but sometimes at the end of the day some of the guys have leftover pop in the break room. Would it be ...
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What is wrong with this Jade plant?

Another gifted plant to my not so green thumb. We moved this jade plant to the south window for natural sunlight. It is about 1 foot from the window and it is winter, but the room itself isn’t that ...
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Crassula ovata/Jade plant: leaf tips shrunk in

I have several crassula plants, and the leaf tips on some of them started appearing shrunk in, as if something chewed them of or sucked them out (see image). I can't see any bugs on the plants. They'...
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What's this brown spot on my jade leaf?

What's this brown spot on the leaf of my jade plant? I first saw it on the leaf about a week ago. A few days before I saw it, I had to remove one of its bottom leaves because it looked like it was ...
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What are these bugs infesting my jade plant and what to do about them?

I started putting my jade plant outside (fire escape) every morning because I live in an apartment and was trying to maximize sunlight. But then I noticed my jade plants were shriveling and turning ...
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How to save Jade Plant (Crassula ovata) from dropping more leaves?

I need advice from you all to save this Jade Plant (Crassula ovata). 4 months ago, it looked healthy with big fat, plump leaves from this image here - taken from my other question What are those ...
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White spots / pits on Jade leaves

Little white / light brown pits all over my Jade plant’s leaves. Anyone know what might cause this? Is it normal and I’ve never noticed before? :)
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Turning a jade plant into a tree

I started a jade plant from a cutting. It is growing nicely but has three different branches. How do I trim my plant to make it a tree? Do I split the three branches and repot each to turn into a ...
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Tips or thoughts on pruning old giant leggy jade?

I have an old leggy jade tree that has a lot of horizontal growing branches. The stems are thick and woody and are already spilling over the sides of the pot, so there's actually only one or two ...
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Frost bite frozen jade plant with no leaves, please help

I'm don't have green fingers. I was wondering if you anyone can help. I'm trying to save my jade plant which has lost all its leaves due to frost bite. Ive got rid of all the damages mushy leaves ...
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Brown/Black spots on Jade Plant leaves

I noticed some brownish spots on a couple of my jade plant leaves? Is this serious? I water the plant once ever 6-10 days depending on the weather (When the soil is dry). The plant gets lots of ...
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How much of this fertilizer should I use on my Jade Plants?

I have this fertilizer that is meant for house flowers as well as vegetables, I was planning one using it for my Jade Plants. How much should I give them? I have never fertilized my Jade Plants before....
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Can I use this fertilizer on my Jade Plants?

So I have never fed my jade plants in the 2 years that I have owned them and they aren't too happy. I found this universal water soluble fertilizer and was wondering if I could use it on my jade ...
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What is wrong with this Jade Plant? (Yellowing Leaves, Spots, White powder)

I own a jade plant which has been having some trouble recently. Before I start I will tell you that I water the plant once a week or sometimes even every other day if the soil is dry. The plant sits ...
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Jade Plant Black/Brown Roots: Is it normal?

I have this relatively small jade plant and I was going to repot it, but when I took it out of its original pot the roots were dark brown, the same color as the soil its in. I am used to roots being ...
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Is this pot too big for a jade plant?

I have this jade plant that is in need of a bigger pot. I have this clay pot and I was wondering if it was too big, I've heard that if a small plant is in a big pot it might die. Here's a picture of ...
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Am I over or under watering this jade?

I have this jade plant that I got over 2 years ago. I've noticed that it isn't growing larger and that the leaves are turning yellow and falling off (as you can see from the pictures below) and the ...
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Is there way to encourage a jade plant to grow new branches from the woody trunk?

This tangled, twisted but still beautiful jade plant is not the result of a bonsai experiment gone wrong but the product of years of neglect. It was often underwatered, never fertilized and positioned ...
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Can I Repot a Jade tree in December?

Would it harm my Jade tree if I repot it in December? I don't need to prune its roots, but I want to move it to a smaller pot and turn it into a mame bonsai instead. Can I do it now or maybe I ...
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Jade tree trunk cut?

I'm having this Jade plant that I want to turn into a bonsai. It grew a lot in height so I had to prune it to keep it short and thicker the trunk. Now, I was wondering if I make a small cut with a ...
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Why is my jade plant dying?

I got a jade plant from a local nursery, which was in good health. I was under the impression that I can keep jade plants indoors, so I kept it on my desk. In around a month or so all the leaves dried ...
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What is happening with my Gollum Jade?

This plant stays outdoors and gets afternoon sun couple hours. I water it once a week. What is happening to the ends?
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How can I promote new growth on a section of my Jade cutting?

I inherited this jade from my mother who got it 10 years ago. It had some considerable root rot and some wild and curvy/lanky branches, so I hacked it way back. The root rot went up about 2" of the ...
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Why is my Dwarf Jade plant dropping more than dozens of leaves?

My Dwarf Jade plant has been dropping dozens of leaves (both good and bad leaves) every day for the past few days. It receives bright indirect light. What is the case? Is it overwatering or ...
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Why does this Jade plant have small leaves when compared to other Jade plants?

And more importantly, how do I take care of this plant? This is a succulent plant, so it needs less water, right or wrong? On one site it says that I need to water it every time the top soil gets dry. ...
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Watering Schedule: Large Jade Crosby

I have a large jade crosby plant. The plant is 2'4" tall, with a 7" trunk circumference at the base. It sits at a south facing window in my apartment. I was wondering about watering schedule....
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How to treat a Jade plant with yellow leaves and holes in its leaves?

My succulent has developed some weird disease, first it only looked as if something was eating it but then the leaves started turning pale and yellow.. I never fertilize it and I irrigate it once a ...
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How do I save this jade plant?

I have a jade plant that rotted out from the root. It has two healthy trunks and I'm wondering if it's possible to save them. At the moment I have them freshly cut and sitting in water that I don't ...
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Identifying brown spots with Jade and lemon tree

I am trying to grow a lemon tree from seed and after circa 1 month tree is almost 5cm tall. However, this weekend it rained roughly and i checked my plants. I found out that my lemon tree has white/...
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Can a jade plant agitate allergies?

I'm sensitive to pollen, dust, and pet dander, but my wife wants a jade plant for our apartment. As far as I know, jade plants are a non-fragrant plant, and shouldn't produce any allergens, but I've ...
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Does having pebbles around the base of my Jade plant cause problems?

For looks, I have the soil around my Jade plant covered with small rounded pebbles for a different textured look. Does this actually cause water or moisture retention? Should I simply have the soil ...
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Should I Repot a Tall and Spindly Jade Plant?

I have a Jade plant that was grown for me from a cutting about 5 years ago. Since that time, I've propagated another plant from a branch and I now have two healthy plants. My concern is that my first ...
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How should I prune a top heavy Jade plant?

I have had a Jade plant over 15 years. It thrives most of the time, however this morning I found it toppled over from being so full at the top of the plant. I have never pruned it and am very afraid ...
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How do I get my Jade plant to grow again? [closed]

We've recently moved, and while traveling to our new home all my house plants have turned brown. But importantly my jade has stopped growing. It is down to two leaves that are very loose in soil. I'm ...
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Why is my jade so droopy?

My jade plant is very droopy. I keep it in my southwest facing window and try to keep it behind a few other plants to get filtered sun. I water once a week (if I remember -- let's just say it's ...
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Can I save a jade from root rot?

So if I have 3 leaves growing in a pot, and 1 gets root rot, is it possible to save the other 2? And if so, how would this be achieved?
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Is my jade thriving?

As stated before I bought my jade 2 or 3 weeks ago from a lady over f.b. I have not seen any new growth on my plant. I was wondering what is a sufficient amount of time to wait to see if my plant is ...
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My new jade plant [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I help a sunburned jade tree recover? I bought a jade plant from a lady about two weeks ago. I can tell it wasn't being taken care of. From experience (my mom having ...
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Am I overwatering this unidentified (jade) plant?

I have this large unidentified plant which I keep indoors. (a present from my aunt) I don't water it too frequently, and it seems to be doing OK - it's much bigger than it was when I got it a few ...
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Can I make my Jade plant grow faster?

A year ago, my grandmother gave me a cutting from her jade plant and it has grown a little since that time. I repotted it about a week ago because the pot it was in was beginning to get too small. I ...
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Jade: Can I repot and/or take cuttings?

I've read other questions on this and other forums on Jade plants, and haven't quite found an answer. My Jade plant is 20 years old and about 3" in diameter at the base and 4' high. It seems to never ...
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How to help a Jade plant heal?

I have a couple of Jade plants ( Crassula ovata ) that I have grown from leaf pieces over the course of the last 10 years or so. This year, for the first time, they appear to have been attacked by ...
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How can I help a sunburned jade tree recover?

I put my jade tree out to get some sun yesterday, and apparently the sun was a little too blazingly direct. Instead of the healthy red edges I was expecting to see, several of the leaves are now ...
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How can I encourage a jade tree to grow a strong trunk?

I have spindly jade plants. They don't much look like the tightly packed, overgrown one in this related question, but they are delicate, spreading out almost like vines. This is a problem any time I ...
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How can I keep a jade plant (Crassula ovata) from growing, and keep it healthy?

I have a lovely jade plant (Crassula Ovata) growing in the bathroom, but it keeps outgrowing pots and needing to be repotted. I have tried moving it further from the sun and watering it less to try ...
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How should I repot these overgrown and delicate plants?

I've got several plants that are probably overdue to be repotted. One of them is a cactus with lots of new growth and sharp spines. And the other is a jade where many more of the cuttings survived ...
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