Jade plant, Money Plant
Synonyms: Crassula argentea, Crassula portulacea
A shrubby succulent known as Jade Plant or Money Plant provides fresh-looking greenery even in dry conditions.
Cultivars with unusual leaf forms and colors are also available.
Portulacaria afra is another shrub-like succulent with smaller leaves which also goes under common name of Jade Plant.
Jade plants were covered in Get Results Gardening on 18-09-2020. GRG is an mini-magazine delivered via email. There's something to interest all Australian gardeners but it has an emphasis on South East Queensland and the subtropical climates. Free trials are available. Go to calyx.com.au/getresultsgardening.html for more information.
Crassula ovata in the Landscape
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Crassula ovata. This is the most commonly grown type.
Compare Portulacaria afra (left) with Crassula ovata (right)
Crassula ovata 'Undulata'. One of the more unusual varieties
More Online Information
) University of Florida (PDF)
Jade Plant Crassula ovata
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, South Carolina