Plant Care Dragon Jade

Dragon Jade

3.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Also known as

Dragon Bubble


Dischidia nummularia 'Ideaminubu'

How to care for Dragon Jade


How often to water your Dragon Jade

Water needs for Dragon Jade
0.5 cups
every 9

Dragon Jade needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.

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 Dragon Jade

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Dragon Jade in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

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Growing Dragon Jade in San Francisco right now

Light needs for plant Dragon Jade in San Francisco, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…

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Light needs for plant Dragon Jade in San Francisco, California

Sunlight will increase by 39.9% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 39.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.0 megajoules of ene…

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Light needs for plant Dragon Jade in San Francisco, California

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 2nd, 2023

This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours …

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Finding light for Dragon Jade in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.

Dragon Jade does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Dragon Jade

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dragon 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 Dragon Jade after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dragon Jade

Dragon Jade

Dragon Jade

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Patricia avatar
leaf-1 33 Plants
xp 353 XP
globe New Orleans, LA

Slow grower. Read about how the dragon jade grows in its natural environment before buying one. This isn’t an impulse buy. You need to understand how to cultivate this plant or you are wasting money.

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