Crassula ovata jade ET fingers old grown bonsai
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
This is an old grown plant, about 3 years old.
Crassula portulacea plants are known by many names, ET Fingers and Shrek Plant. If you are looking for a plant that is easy to care, Jade plants are great choices, whether you grow them indoors or in the garden.
When grown in containers, Crassula portulacea will stay small, sometimes are used for bonsai. They grow slowly and can be trimmed into the shape of trees. In the ground they will eventually reach a height of 4 to 5" tall.
Jade is great if you don't have time to take care of a plant. They produce flower clusters that look like tiny bouquets of daisies. Bloom color can range from light to dark pink, some have a salmon or coral tint. Established plants should bloom reliably each year.
Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 8,9,12-24, USDA: 9b-11
Exposure: light shade to full sun
Origin: South Africa (Eastern Cape)
Growth habits: Succulent shrub, the wild variety can reach 9" (2.7 m) when planted outside
Watering needs: Little water in summer, none in winter
Propagation: Stem cuttings, leaf cuttings
Blooming habits: Clusters of pink flowers in winter.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Seasonal bloomer|
|Common Name||Jade plant|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° c for short periods|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 – 12|
|Scientific Name||Crassula ovata jade ET fingers old grown bonsai|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|