The Sophisticated Bonsai 'MoneyTree'
☘ Origin: South Africa
☘ Family: Stonecrop, Crassulaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Crassula Ovata
☘ Common Name(s): Money Plant · Jade Plant · Pink Joy · Friendship Plant · Silver Dollar Plant
Flowering Jade Plant reflects well on the owner and symbolizes great friendship, luck, and prosperity. The green leaves signify energy and the joy of friendship, and the flowers represent the fragrance of great friendship.
The ancient Chinese associated Jade with the wealth of emeralds. The round leaves of Jade plants resemble coins, giving rise to the name Money Plant.
Jade plants make a perfect housewarming gift or for a new business or marriage.
MoneyTree: The round leaves of Jade plants resemble coins, giving rise to the name Money Plant.
Jade Plant: As a succulent plant, its fleshy leaves are flat-oval shaped and about the size of a thumb. It looks especially like Jadeite. The edge of its leaves are laced with an attractive pale red, resembling the aging of the green Jadeite, and it grows thicker each year. Hence, its unique characteristics give birth to the name, Jade Plant.
Jade Plant is a major Feng Shui plant. It's a renowned good luck and Feng Shui money cure. It is an evergreen succulent, with Jade green coin shaped leaves which activates financial luck. A Jade Plant near the entrance of restaurants or shops, or in a southeast location brings prosperity and success.
Crassula can live for many, many years. If you receive this plant as a young person, then it could be in your life into old age. Moving homes with you, perhaps watching any children you might have grow, and generally sharing all your home life experiences. As a result maybe one day when you are old and causally glance over and see it in the corner looking back, you might think your Jade Plant is one of your most priceless and treasured living possessions.
☘ Improves indoor air quality.
☘ Absorbs CO2 at night.
☘ Elevates the Level of humidity.
☘ Medicinal properties.
☘ Great for novice gardeners.