Simply Trees

Jade Tree

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Medium, 12 to 18 inches
Large, 18 to 24 inches

Tree Tidbit: Each Jade Tree is unique, with different trunk widths and quantities. Embrace the charm of your one-of-a-kind plant! 🌱✨

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  • Symbolic Significance: The Jade Tree is often associated with good fortune and prosperity, making it a thoughtful and meaningful gift.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Its rich, jade-green leaves and tree-like structure add a touch of exotic elegance to any indoor setting.
  • Ease of Care: With its low-maintenance requirements, the Jade Tree is perfect for busy individuals or those new to houseplants, ensuring a stress-free experience while enjoying the beauty of nature indoors.
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Jade Tree
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The Jade Tree, a lustrous gem among succulents, stands out for its thick, shiny, jade-green leaves that symbolize prosperity and good luck. This exotic and unique houseplant, native to South Africa, adds a touch of elegance to any interior. Its sturdy, tree-like structure, crowned with plush, oval-shaped leaves, embodies strength and resilience, making it a symbol of growth and renewal. The Jade Tree, with its compact form and versatile appearance, effortlessly adapts to various home decor styles, from modern minimalist to classic. It thrives indoors, bringing a piece of exotic nature right into your living space. Its enduring nature and charming appearance make it a captivating addition to any room, embodying the essence of both beauty and simplicity.

Growth rate: Moderate growth rate; eventually reaching up to 3 feet in height and 2 feet in width when grown indoors. Its growth pattern allows it to fit comfortably in most spaces without overwhelming the area.

Water your Jade Tree sparingly. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Typically, watering every 2 to 3 weeks is sufficient, depending on the humidity in your home.

This tree thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. A spot near a window where it can soak up some gentle morning sun or late afternoon rays is ideal.

We process and ship your order as quickly as possible, typically within 1-3 business days. You will receive a shipping confirmation with tracking information once your item(s) ship.

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

Please allow additional ship times during inclement weather and sale periods. We do not process or ship orders on the weekend or U.S. Holidays. Simply Trees is not responsible for delays due to carriers, local disruptions, or weather.

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At Simply Trees, we're committed to your satisfaction. If your plants arrive considerably damaged or sustained damage beyond the point of recovery, please contact us within five days at with clear photos for assistance. Our 30-day guarantee covers issues after planting, subject to our terms and conditions. We can't cover plants in the wrong climate or with inadequate care, but we're here to help in other situations. For a detailed understanding of our 30-day guarantee and how we ensure a fair process, click here to learn more.

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How We Pack & Ship Plants

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

Frequently Asked Questions

Water your Jade plant only when the soil has completely dried out. This typically means watering every 2 to 3 weeks, but the frequency can vary depending on factors like the size of the plant, the pot, the climate, and the time of year.

During the winter, when the plant is dormant, you'll need to water even less frequently. Always check the soil before watering. If it's still moist, wait a few more days. Over-watering is a common mistake with Jade plants and can lead to root rot, so it's better to err on the side of under-watering.

Remember, the key is to let the soil dry out completely between waterings.

Jade plants should not be placed in certain locations where their basic needs for light and temperature are not met or where they might be exposed to harmful conditions. Here are some specific places to avoid:

Low Light Areas: Avoid placing Jade plants in dimly lit areas or rooms with very little natural light. They thrive in bright light and can even tolerate direct sunlight.

Cold Drafts or Extreme Temperatures: Keep them away from drafty windows or doors, especially during colder months, as they are sensitive to cold drafts. Also, avoid placing them near air conditioning units or heating vents where temperatures can fluctuate drastically.

High Humidity Environments: While they can tolerate some humidity, overly humid environments like bathrooms may not be ideal, especially if they lack sufficient light.

Busy or Cluttered Areas: Since their leaves and stems can be fragile, it's best to avoid placing them in high-traffic areas where they might be bumped or knocked over.

By avoiding these locations, you'll help ensure that your Jade plant remains healthy and thrives. Remember, the ideal spot for a Jade plant is a sunny window where it receives plenty of light for most of the day.

Jade Trees can grow quite large over time, especially when given the right conditions. Indoors, they typically reach heights of 3 to 6 feet, but they can grow taller in some cases. The growth is generally slow, and it may take many years for a Jade Tree to reach its full size.

Their width can also be substantial, with mature plants spreading out to several feet. The size of a Jade Tree is largely influenced by the size of its container, the amount of light it receives, and its overall growing conditions. Regular pruning can help manage its size and shape, making it a versatile plant for various indoor spaces.

The Jade Tree is native to South Africa and Mozambique. This region's climate, characterized by dry conditions and bright sunlight, is ideal for the growth of these succulent plants. The Jade Tree's natural adaptation to these environments is what makes it a hardy and low-maintenance plant, suitable for growing in various conditions around the world.

To prevent your Jade Tree from falling over, you can follow these steps:

Proper Potting: Use a sturdy, wide, and heavy pot to provide a solid base. Since Jade Trees can become top-heavy, a pot that is too light or narrow may tip over easily.

Balanced Pruning: Regularly prune your Jade Tree to maintain a balanced shape. This prevents it from becoming too top-heavy or lopsided, which can cause the plant to lean or fall over.

Correct Watering: Over-watering can cause root rot, weakening the plant's stability. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings.

Adequate Light: Ensure the plant receives enough light. If a Jade Tree doesn’t get enough light, it might stretch toward the light source and become unbalanced. Place it in a location where it receives bright, indirect light.

Support Structures: If the plant is particularly large or top-heavy, consider using a plant stake or other support structure to help keep it upright.

Soil and Repotting: Use a well-draining soil mix designed for succulents. If the plant becomes root-bound or the soil is too compacted, it may affect the plant’s stability. Repotting into fresh soil every few years can help.

Regular Inspection: Regularly inspect the plant for signs of disease or pests, as these can weaken the plant and make it more prone to falling over.

By following these care guidelines, you can help ensure that your Jade Tree remains stable and healthy, reducing the risk of it falling over.

To encourage faster growth in Jade plants, consider the following factors:

Adequate Light: Jade plants need plenty of light to grow quickly. Place them in a location where they receive bright, indirect sunlight. Direct morning sunlight is also beneficial.

Proper Watering: While it’s important not to over-water, consistent watering is key. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings, then water thoroughly.

Suitable Soil: Use a well-draining soil mix, preferably one formulated for succulents or cacti. This ensures the roots are healthy, which supports faster growth.

Regular Feeding: During the growing season (spring and summer), feed your Jade plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every few months to provide essential nutrients.

Appropriate Temperature: Jade plants prefer room temperatures between 65-75°F (18-24°C). Avoid exposing them to temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

Pruning: Occasional pruning can stimulate growth. Pruning encourages the plant to produce new, healthy growth.

Repotting: If your Jade plant is root-bound, repotting into a slightly larger pot can encourage faster growth.

While these steps can help promote faster growth, it's important to remember that Jade plants are naturally slow-growing, so patience is key. They thrive with minimal intervention, and over-care can sometimes do more harm than good.

A Jade plant becoming leggy is often a sign that it's not receiving enough light. Here are the main reasons for legginess in Jade plants:

Insufficient Light: Jade plants need bright light to maintain a compact, bushy growth habit. If they're placed in low-light conditions, they tend to stretch towards the nearest light source, resulting in long, weak stems and sparse foliage.

Inadequate Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain a fuller shape. If a Jade plant isn’t pruned, it can grow tall and spindly.

Overwatering: While less common, overwatering can sometimes lead to weak, leggy growth.

To correct legginess:

Increase Light Exposure: Move your Jade plant to a location where it will receive more bright, indirect sunlight, such as near a south-facing window.

Prune the Plant: Prune back the leggy growth to encourage bushier, more compact growth. This can be done by cutting above a leaf node, which will encourage new branches to form.

Adjust Watering: Ensure you're not overwatering the plant. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

By addressing these issues, your Jade plant should gradually develop a healthier, more robust growth habit.

To propagate a Jade plant, you should cut a stem or leaf for propagation. Here's how to do it:

Choosing the Cutting: Select a healthy stem or leaf. The stem cutting should be about 2-4 inches long, with at least two pairs of leaves.

Making the Cut: Use a clean, sharp knife or scissors. Make a clean cut on the stem, ideally just above a leaf node (the point where leaves emerge from the stem). If you're using a leaf, gently twist it off the stem, ensuring you get the entire leaf including the base.

Allowing to Callous: Place the cutting in a warm, dry place for a few days to allow the cut end to callous over. This helps prevent rotting when planted.

Planting the Cutting: Once calloused, plant the cutting in well-draining soil formulated for succulents or cacti. Insert the cut end into the soil, and lightly press the soil around it for support.

Watering: Initially, water sparingly to prevent rot. Once the cutting establishes roots and shows new growth, gradually increase watering.

Remember, while Jade plants are generally easy to propagate, patience is key as it can take several weeks for new roots to form.

Leaves falling off a Jade plant can be due to several reasons, often related to its care:

Over-Watering: This is the most common cause. Jade plants require the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Over-watered Jade plants can experience root rot, leading to leaves falling off.

Under-Watering: While they are drought-tolerant, prolonged under-watering can also cause leaf drop as the plant sheds leaves to conserve water.

Temperature Stress: Extreme temperatures or sudden temperature changes can stress the plant, causing leaves to drop. Jade plants prefer a stable environment.

Poor Light: Insufficient light can weaken the plant over time, leading to leaf drop. They thrive in bright, indirect light.

Pests: Pests like spider mites, aphids, or mealybugs can stress the plant and lead to leaf drop. Regularly inspect your plant for pests.

Physical Damage: Physical damage or sudden movement of the plant can sometimes cause leaves to drop.

To address leaf drop, first identify and correct the underlying issue, whether it's watering habits, lighting conditions, temperature, or pest problems. With proper care adjustments, your Jade plant should recover.

Jade Trees are generally considered easy to care for, making them popular as houseplants, especially for beginners. Here are some key points about their care:

Light: Jade Trees prefer bright light and can tolerate direct sunlight. A sunny windowsill is an ideal spot for them.

Watering: They require minimal watering. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Over-watering can lead to root rot, so it's better to under-water than over-water.

Soil: Use a well-draining soil mix, typically one designed for cacti or succulents.

Temperature: Jade Trees do well in average room temperatures and can tolerate a wide range, but they should be protected from extreme cold.

Feeding: During the growing season (spring and summer), you can feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every few months.

Pruning: They respond well to pruning, which can help maintain a desired shape and size.

Pest Resistance: Jade Trees are relatively resistant to pests, but you should still check them occasionally for signs of trouble.

Their low maintenance requirements and resilience make Jade Trees an excellent choice for those new to plant care or with busy lifestyles. Just remember that, like all plants, they do need some basic care and attention to thrive.

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