Plant Care Trailing Jade

Trailing Jade

Also known as

Vining Jade and Weeping Jade


Kleinia petraea

How to care for Trailing Jade


How often to water your Trailing Jade

Water needs for Trailing Jade
0.5 cups
every 9

Trailing Jade needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Trailing Jade

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Trailing Jade in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Trailing Jade: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Trailing Jade may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Trailing Jade

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

Care Summary for Trailing Jade

Trailing Jade

Trailing Jade

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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