Scientific Name: Crassula obliqua ‘Tricolor Jade’
Alias: ‘Tricolor Jade’
Color primary: green
color secondary: yellow
Bloom shape: star-shaped
Bloom color: white
Seasonality: Spring / Fall
Maxium Rosette size:
Light conditions: Full light but partial light in Summer
Soil mix:well drainage soil
Water:Watering when soil is totally dry.Keep soil dry in Winter.
Crassula obliqua 'Tricolor Jade' is crassula succulent.It is a mutant of the Crassula portulacea.The leaf flesh is opposite,long oval, slightly curved,green,with yellow markings,of which the yellow leaves of the new leaves are more.Sometimes the whole leaves are yellow and the leaves are red.As the plants growing,the yellow markings on the leaves gradually decrease until they disappear,so the old leaves are mostly green. Its opposite leaves are curved inside,and there are three colors of yellow, green and red on the leaf surface.
How to grow and care
Many people enjoy growing Jade Plants in their homes and offices,and they are considered to be symbols of good luck.But you do not need to be lucky to learn what the proper care and maintenance of Jade Plants is.The most important factors to consider when growing Jade Plants is water,light,temperature,and fertilizer.
Easy to grow in container,best in full sun but will tolerate part sun.It need well-drained soil with a neutral pH.Water regularly form spring to autumn and allow soil to dry out before watering again.During the winter months,water only enough to keep the leaves from shriveling.Most common reason for failure is overwatering.
Propagating is achieved with leaf or stem cuttings which are placed into a soil mix,then wait until they show some growth.Before placing them in soil mixyou will prevent potential problems fromthe sap seeping out by allowing them to dry on a windowsill,fora few days or so.