Plant Care Golden Jade

Golden Jade

About Golden Jade

Jade plants have been used for centuries across cultures for their beauty and healing abilities. Tree-like succulents, these houseplants can live with you for your entire life, or longer—up to 100 years! Jade is commonly used in the traditional practice of feng shui, creating energy to harmonize people and their environments—and encourage the flow of money. 💸

Taxonomy

Crassula ovata 'Hummel's Sunset'
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

Also known as

Jade Plant Hummel's Sunset

How to care for Golden Jade

Water

How often to water your Golden Jade

Water needs for Golden Jade
0.5 cups
every 12

Golden Jade needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Golden Jade

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Golden Jade in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden Jade: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Golden Jade love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Golden Jade does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Golden Jade in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Golden Jade

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Golden Jade: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Golden Jade after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Golden Jade

Golden Jade

Golden Jade


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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