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Post by Peter1946 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:46 pm

I have a good size Crassula Ovatum (jade plant) ? it is about 2 and half feet tall and consists of 3 main trunks. will it keep on growing , would a single trunk look better that a multi . will it re pot quite well and when is the best time thank you all regards Peter

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Re: Crassula

Post by kata » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:17 am

Is it the money plant?

Yes it is. I got one off an old lady...I never knew it flowered, it died on me.


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Post by Nigel Fear » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:19 pm

Best time for potting on these house-plants would be spring.
As for pruning into a single stemmed plant, well that's entirely up to you, but you could take cuttings from it at the same time as re-potting if you want to experiment, it's quite easy to do, even the leaves root if left on the soil surface when the conditions are right.

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Re: Crassula

Post by flounder » Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:04 am

I quite like the look of the multi trunk. Finally got myself another after a few years without. That was only started from a leaf last xmas, now its 9in high and starting to branch.....totally top heavy BTW so I think its better in a clay pot :roll:
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