jade plant


Definition of jade plant

: any of several succulent plants (genus Crassula) of the orpine family cultivated as foliage plants

Examples of jade plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Place some easy-to-care-for houseplants like aloe vera, Chinese evergreen or a jade plant. Jean Chen Smith, The Enquirer, 24 Oct. 2021 Both are houseplants as are two other keepers, the familiar jade plant and aloe. oregonlive, 21 Apr. 2020 As a succulent, jade plants store water in their tissues. oregonlive, 18 Jan. 2020 Leaves that occasionally drop off my jade plant often take root just sitting on the soil. Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2020 Leaves that occasionally drop off my jade plant often take root just sitting on the soil. NBC News, 14 Jan. 2020 As part of the service last year, attendees planted jade plants. Sara Clarkson, chicagotribune.com, 4 Dec. 2019 Start with low-maintenance varieties such as aloe, ivy and jade plants. Megan Buerger, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2019 Exterior The cantilevered foundation and concrete steps are surrounded by Eucalyptus trees, Agave Attenuata, and jade plants. Robert Rufino, House Beautiful, 31 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of jade plant

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Jade plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jade%20plant. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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