Jade Succulent Science Education

Various Cactus

Common Name

Jade Plant, Friendship Tree, Lucky Plant, Money Plant

Habitat
Native to South Africa, though as a houseplant they are worldwide. Wild in open forests, on sandy-clay grey soil.
Care
Very hearty, require little maintenance, easy to grow. Water regularly, let soil dry between watering. They will sunburn if they are suddenly moved from subdued lighting to full sun, thus move gradually to avoid sunburn.
Location
Indoors or out until nights dip below 45 degrees. Indirect light produces greener leaves.
Observation
The more direct the light the leaves change from total green to a rim of reddish brown on the leaves which is fine. Be careful outside in direct noon day sun that can burn the leaf. Leaves grow back if lost to drought, too much sun or cold.
Geology
Jade plants are cultivated around the world orginating from South Africa. It is grown indoors and out in Europe, North America, East Asia and practically worldwide for over a hundred years.
Kingdom
Plantae
Science
Scientific study of plants. Botanical research increase and improve our supply of medicines, foods, fibers, building materials, and other plant products.
Life Science, Biochemistry, Bilogical Sciences, Biology, Plant Biology, Microbiology, Entomology.
Conservation
Not extinct.
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