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Jade Plant + Cement Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Crassula ovata

AKA_Money Plant, Lucky Plant, Jade Plant, Friendship Tree

FEATURES_ Vibrant  jade green leaves developing a red edge with more exposure to light. Stem becomes thick and woody with age taking on a silvery bronze patina. A great plant for succulent bonsai. The leaves signify growth and renewal and look like jade coins which are symbolic of wealth and prosperity.
There are a few Crassula ovata varieties including ‘Hummel’s Sunset’, ‘Crosby Compact’, ‘Obliqua’ among others and we will select the best from varieties available.  All can be trained into succulent bonsai and a feature is the stem which develops a shiny patina over time. If you have a particular variety you are keen on, please let us know in notes at checkout.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Crassula ovata (Jade Plant) is considered a good luck charm in China. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a home or business to encourage growth and renewal and future prosperity for the owners. In Feng Shui, place this plant east for health, harmony and scholarly pursuits, south east for wealth and luck, and west for creativity.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for new ventures, as a wedding gift, new beginnings, starting out and for long lived relationships and friendships. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’

Snake Plant (Sansevieria) ‘Golden Hahnii’

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, MIL, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Short, compact, variegated form of Snake Plant. The perfect office desktop gift or plant for the coffee table, tablescapes and small spaces.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Black Thumbs: Wannabe gardeners who kill everything. Great for beginners and inexperienced indoor gardeners.

Zanzibar Gem ‘ZZ Plant’ + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Zamioculcas zamiifolia (native to Africa)

AKA_ Zanzibar Gem, ZZ Plant, Emerald Palm, Fortune Tree, Eternity Plant. It’s mandarin name is jin qian shu (金钱树) which literally means gold money tree.

FEATURES_ Possibly the hardiest indoor plant in the world! The Zanzibar Gem or ZZ Plant thrives on neglect and does extremely well in low light conditions. Deep green, waxy leaves that are more compact with more exposure to light. Also, well suited to low light areas in the home or office although leaves may elongate a little. Outdoors only in warm climates. The ZZ plant removes toxins from the air, in particular, Toluene and Xylene.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ If it were a person, it would be a pretty chilled hippie, laid back with a no care attitude and impossible to annoy. A totally green housemate.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Stoic and contained, long lived and a stable presence in one’s life.

Jade Cascade (Portulacaria) + Cement Planter

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Portulacaria afra ‘Cascade’

AKA_Jade Cascade, Elephant Bush, Trailing Elephant Bush

FEATURES_ Jade green leaves and purple-red stems. Stem becomes thick and woody with age making it perfect as a succulent specimen.  Jade Cascade is suitable in a hanging basket which makes is it a little different to other Jade plants.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_  Jade Plants are considered a good luck charm in China. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a home or business to encourage growth and renewal and future prosperity for the owners. In Feng Shui, place this plant east for health, harmony and scholarly pursuits, south east for wealth and luck, and west for creativity.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for new ventures, as a wedding gift, new beginnings, starting out and for long lived relationships and friendships. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’