Jade tree: how to cure the tree of fortune that attracts money and wealth

The jade tree, whose scientific name is Crassula ovata, is a succulent plant native to the arid regions of South Africa, but it has become a symbol of prosperity and good fortune in many cultures around the world.

Its fleshy, round, coin-like leaves are often associated with prosperity and wealth. In this article, we will explore the characteristics of the jade tree and provide tips on how to care for it to encourage its growth and flowering.

Jade tree characteristics:

Fleshy leaves: The leaves of the jade tree are thick and fleshy, an adaptation that allows the plant to conserve water in dry conditions.
Deep green color: The leaves are usually bright green, symbolizing vitality and abundant growth.
Shrub form: The jade tree can grow in a variety of forms, including compact shrubs or tall saplings. The form depends on care and pruning.
Symbol of prosperity: In many cultures, the jade tree is considered a bringer of good fortune and prosperity. It is believed to bring good luck and attract positive energy.
How to care for the jade tree:

Location: The jade tree thrives in bright, sunny places. Make sure the plant gets at least four hours of direct sunlight a day.
Well-drained potting soil: Use a well-drained potting soil, preferably specific for succulent plants, to avoid water stagnation.
Moderate watering: The jade tree is drought tolerant and prefers slightly dry soils. Water only when the soil is completely dry, avoiding overwatering.
Appropriate temperature: The plant is tolerant to a wide range of temperatures, but thrives best between 18°C and 24°C.
Pruning: To maintain a desired shape and stimulate growth, it is advisable to prune the jade tree. Remove dead or damaged leaves to promote the overall health of the plant.
How to make the jade tree bloom:

The jade tree can produce flowers, although this is not a common occurrence. However, certain practices can promote flowering:

Age of the plant: The jade tree blooms most easily when it is more mature, usually after several years of growth.
Cool winter: The plant may benefit from brief exposure to cooler temperatures during winter, thus simulating its natural habitat.
Balanced fertilizer: Using a balanced fertilizer during spring and summer can promote flowering.
With proper care and attention, the jade tree can become not only a decorative element but also a symbol of prosperity in your home.