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 As a succulent, jade plants store water in their tissues. oregonlive, "Ask an expert: Constant moss issues are normal for western Oregon," 18 Jan. 2020 Leaves that occasionally drop off my jade plant often take root just sitting on the soil. Washington Post, "Low-maintenance succulents make watering a breeze," 14 Jan. 2020 Leaves that occasionally drop off my jade plant often take root just sitting on the soil. NBC News, "Kill all your plants? These low-maintenance options require minimal watering," 14 Jan. 2020 As part of the service last year, attendees planted jade plants. Sara Clarkson, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Feeling blue in the season of red and green?," 4 Dec. 2019 Start with low-maintenance varieties such as aloe, ivy and jade plants. Megan Buerger, Washington Post, "Stressed out? Here are 10 science-backed design tips for bringing serenity to your home.," 28 Aug. 2019 Exterior The cantilevered foundation and concrete steps are surrounded by Eucalyptus trees, Agave Attenuata, and jade plants. Robert Rufino, House Beautiful, "There's an Amazing Love Story Behind This San Diego Home," 31 July 2019 The meeting, dubbed Jade Night will be a workshop on jade plants as bonsai. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Gala raises $170K for Boys & Girls Club," 11 May 2018 Please be aware that jade plants are succulent plants. OregonLive.com, "How to fight red thread lawn disease: Ask an expert," 12 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of jade plant

1944, in the meaning defined above

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16 Feb 2020

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“Jade plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jade%20plant. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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