6"HB Trailing Jade (Senecio Jacobsenii)
The Senecio jacobsenii or Trailing Jade, often confused with jade plants (Crassula Jades), is a creeping succulent plant with thick stems and egg-shaped leaves arranged in an overlapping pattern. Native to Kenya and Tanzania, the Trailing Jade is named after tis resemblance to the jade plant and its growth habit. When grown in a hanging basket, this plant can form a long and dense cascade of up to 4 ft. L. As with most succulents, they are low maintenance plants that require very little to no attention, are easy to grow and are capable of adapting to any type of environment making it ideal for any home, office or garden. Just be sure to avoid overwatering to prevent root rot and keep out of direct sunlight. Another reason for the popularity of succulents is their ability to help improve the air quality. They help to increase oxygen levels and humidity and reduce carbon dioxide, levels of air pollutants and airborne dust levels, all of which help us breathe better. There is no end in the number of creative ways to fill your space with these stunning succulents.
- Water: once every 3-week to 4-weeks, allow soil to dry out completely between watering
- Light and temp: bright indirect light, maintain between 50°F to 85°F
- Nutrients: apply a balanced houseplant fertilizer at half strength once every other month during the Spring/Summer season