Plant Care Silver Dollar Plant
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Silver Dollar Plant

4.3 out of 5 (28 experiences)

Silver Dollar Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Silver Dollar Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

Silver Jade Plant, Silver Jade Plant, Chinese Jade, Money Plant, Money Tree and Blue Bird

Taxonomy

Crassula arborescens
Crassula
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Silver Dollar Plant

Water

How often to water your Silver Dollar Plant

Water needs for Silver Dollar Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Silver Dollar Plant 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 Silver Dollar Plant

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 Silver Jade Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Silver Dollar Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Silver Dollar Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Silver Dollar Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Silver Dollar Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Silver Dollar Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Silver Dollar Plant: 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 Silver Dollar Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Silver Dollar Plant is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Silver Dollar Plant

Silver Dollar Plant

Silver Dollar Plant


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.

What other plant parents say

Silver Dollar Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 22
Silver Dollar Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 6
Silver Dollar Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Silver Dollar Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Silver Dollar Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 4
Silver Dollar Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Silver Dollar Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Silver Dollar Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Honeyyvoiced avatar
@Honeyyvoiced
leaf-1 62 Plants
xp 2,671 XP
globe Kenosha, Wisconsin
10/10/2021

This plant took a tumble and lost a stalk but it’s still going strong and rooting pretty well

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Survivor Survivor
Notageordie avatar
@Notageordie
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 501 XP
globe Huddersfield, England
08/18/2021

Hadn’t watered her in probably 5-6 months and she did not die. If that’s not a survivor I don’t know what is

Survivor Survivor
Girlboss avatar
@Girlboss
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 91 XP
globe Nashville, Indiana
07/12/2021

beautiful. also this plant definitely is not a succulent but i have no idea what it is.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Leeyum_ avatar
@Leeyum_
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 336 XP
globe Washington, District of Columbia
06/25/2021

browning a bit with the change in season

Plant parent avatar
@Plant parent
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 283 XP
globe London, England
06/23/2021

Nice to look at

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Gracemelissa98 avatar
@Gracemelissa98
leaf-1 24 Plants
xp 1,213 XP
06/02/2021

Such a sweet little succulent! Bought it for my plant Ferris wheel and it’s such a sweet little pop of colour!!

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Leiloojustine avatar
@Leiloojustine
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 458 XP
globe Kingman, Arizona
05/21/2021

so cute. it stayed so little after never being repot but STEMMED up when put in a slightly bigger one. also minimal attention !!

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Addisoncampbell avatar
@Addisoncampbell
leaf-1 24 Plants
xp 811 XP
globe Wytheville, Virginia
05/16/2021

I don’t get much from this plant. It’s super easy to grow though and it has little babies all around it.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Browns easily Browns easily
Survivor Survivor
Quinnwhiteplants avatar
@Quinnwhiteplants
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 79 XP
05/04/2021

Very pretty, and quite strong, mine has a sun burn scar on one of its biggest leafs.

Survivor Survivor
Alexvsland avatar
@Alexvsland
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 282 XP
globe Houston, Texas
02/20/2021

It's a nice succulent so far.

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