jade plant

noun

: 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 The petite plant kit has nine different types of tropical plants in Lego brick format that result in a collection of prickly pears, jade plants, and Venus flytraps, popping out of terracotta-reminiscent pots. Melissa Epifano, EW.com, 3 Feb. 2024 Speaking of which, a jade plant can live for decades with proper jade plant care. Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, 14 Aug. 2023 However, other types, such as snake plant or jade plant can cause GI upset, vomiting, and lethargy if ingested. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 12 June 2023 Some plants, like the jade plant, love a sunny windowsill. Deanna Kizis, Sunset Magazine, 6 Jan. 2023 My jade plant has shoots that are hanging down. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 23 Apr. 2022 Succulents such as the popular Crassula ovata, known as jade plant, lucky plant, or the money tree, are perfect for houseplant newbies. Terri Robertson, Country Living, 1 Feb. 2023 Nancy spent three months installing about 100 plants, from African fountain grass, kangaroo paw, coppertone sedum and Haworth’s aeonium to lion’s tail, fire sticks, curly jade plant and flax lily. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Jan. 2023 The jade plant is toxic to cats and dogs, so keep it out of reach of your pets or look for another plant option that is nontoxic. Kaitlyn McInnis, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jade plant was in 1944

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“Jade plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jade%20plant. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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