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How to grow and care for jade plant

Written by Maggie

Feb 09 2021

How to grow and care for jade plant

How to grow and care for a succulent jade plant? we must master the growth requirements of jade plant, such as the requirements of jade plant on the environment, soil, lighting, watering. The following summary Jade plant succulent  care tips and its propagation methods.

1. Environmental care for growing jade plant

The Succulent Jade plant prefers warm, moist and sunny conditions.

2. Soil care for growing jade plant

Jade plant likes loose and breathable acid soil. When we grow and care for jade plant, the soil of jade plant can be mixed with leaf rot soil and peat soil.

3. Lighting care for growing jade plant

When we grow and care for jade plant, jade plant should have sufficient lighting requirements. If it is maintained in a semi-cloudy environment, the leaves growing out of the Jade plant will be slender and not full, which will affect the ornamental effect.

When we grow and care for Jade plant in a sunny environment, Jade plant has full leaves and higher ornamental value. In general, in addition to shading in summer, it can be illuminated all the time in other seasons.

4. Watering care for growing jade plant

Water to jade plant, general summer can be less watering point or not watering. When we grow and care for jade plant in growth period, it is necessary to appropriate water supply. Generally use sprinklers to increase the moisture of the environment and soil. Remember water jade plant can not be overwatered, to avoid water.

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5. Growing jade plant care in summer  

Due to the strong sunlight in summer, the leaf edge of Jade plant is easily sunburned and scorched. Therefore, when we grow and care for jade plant, proper shading and ventilation should be maintained in summer.

6. Growing jade plant care in winter  

When we grow and care for jade plant, if the indoor temperature in winter can be maintained above 5 degrees, then you can give the jade plant appropriate watering. If the temperature is below 5 degrees to jade plant water, otherwise it is easy to let jade plant frostbite.

7. jade plant propagation methods

Jade plants are generally propagated by stem insertion.

Cut a strong fleshy stem for cuttings, inserted into the boiling water disinfection of coarse sand or directly inserted into the soil, when the first hole to avoid damage cuttings.

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