Portulacaria afra 'Golden Jade' + Cement Planter 12cm

BOTANICAL NAME_ Portulacaria afra

AKA_ Golden Jade Plant, Jade Plant Golden

FEATURES_ Jade plants are hugely popular as garden plants, in pots and also as Bonsai. This is the golden form of Portulacaria afra, it is slower growing than the usual green form and tends to be more compact in habit. In winter the golden colour intensifies to bright yellow against purple-red stems and is very attractive. It is a great one for shaping as a bonsai by peeling back the leaves at the stem to shape.

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.’

$49.00

Description

DETAILS_
Cement planters (ribbed) are 12cm w x 12cm h, potted using a quality potting-perlite mix.

CARE_
Jade plants prefer lots of morning sun and late afternoon shade in summer and all day sun for the rest of the year with some protection from frost and extreme cold in winter. Can be brought inside when very cold and frosty outdoors. Needs strong light to grow inside otherwise may lose its nice form and colour, stems will grow think and weak. Water well at the roots when the soil feels dry and allow soil to dry out between watering. Reduce watering during the winter. Liquid feed at 1/2 strength of other plants during the growing season.

DELIVERY_
We deliver to inner Melbourne and surrounding metro suburbs for a fee or free local pick up in Williamstown. We prefer to deliver plant gifts to a workplace, home or apartments with a concierge. If no-one is home, the driver will leave gifts in a secure spot at the owner’s risk. If unable to leave plant gifts in a secure location, then goods will be returned to base for collection by purchaser or a further delivery charge for additional call out.

PACKAGING_
Plant gifts are wrapped using sustainable hessian which is compostable and biodegradable with gift and care card attached. Please provide personal message to be added to gift card at checkout under ‘notes’ (below shipping address details). You may like to include a ‘to + from’ with your message and nominate the occasion so we can match with an appropriate gift card.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 11 × 10 cm
Cement Planter

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