Money tree, or scientifically Jade , known and loved by many, not just growers, professionals and amateurs.In it professionals earn the love of their docile nature and easy to care for.
It is because of unusually shaped leaves, which look like a coin, a tree, and has been called cash.According to the teachings of Feng Shui, this tree can significantly improve the financial position of the owners, if you put it correctly: in a well-lighted place on the south or south-east window.Its fleshy leaves and accumulated energy wealth, but not necessarily for Jade to be good care.
Jade cleanses the atmosphere of housing , helping to remove accumulated negative charge from material shortages.But to take advantage of this gift of nature, it is necessary to grow Jade from otrostochka rather than buy ready-made, and give it proper care at home.
most common form of money tree - a tree jade tree, money tree or tree-like cotyledon.Besides Jade tree, money tree is also called Jade and silver or oval
Leaf Color in Jade is very diverse: the silver, and green, and dark green, with reddish border and shiny surface.Each of these types of home growing up to 2 m in height.
basic rules of care for Jade House
- Watering Crassula in the summer should be 2-3 times a week, when the soil is dry.In the period of active growth should not be allowed waterlogged.
- During the period of rest unto the land should remain dry.The flower is enough to water once in 2 months.
- Leaves should be cleaned from dust and often ventilate the room.Spray flower does not necessarily humidity for Jade is not as important as for other plants.
- Money tree loves the natural temperature differences.During the summer period - is 220C, and in winter the tree needed coolness 110C, you can even up to 6 ° C.
- Jade loves light.If the room is not bright, the flower does not need to put more than the window sill.But the direct sunlight it needed in small amounts, so the flower pritenit better, otherwise it will burn.
- During the period of bearberry fed 2 times a month.Perfectly suited for fertilizer cactus or Humisol.
- rest period for Jade - a period from September to February.At this time, Jade must be placed in a cool place and almost no watering.
- summer for her needs fresh air and warmth.
Growing Jade home
- If Crassula leaves suddenly fold in the summer, so the water used for irrigation was very cold, or vice versa flower is not enough moisture.
- winter, the leaves may wither or fade due to lack of moisture.But due to excess moisture, they lose their luster, begin to wrinkle and darken.Damaged leaves have to immediately have to remove, reduce or increase watering.
- lack of moisture can cause the appearance of dry spots on the leaves.
- Brown soft spots indicate the need for frequent airing and processing agent against fungi.
- If there is rot at the base of the stem with the healthy roots should be cut all the rotten parts.Root rot is very dangerous for the money tree.Once, you cut all the pieces you need to transplant into a clean pot Crassula new ground.Another crucial way - is to cut off the top and began to grow a money tree again.
- Ugly long stem arises from the lack of light and the winter waterlogging.
- When the pest is sufficient to ensure common action against certain of their views.Special conditions of the struggle does not need to comply with.
Propagation and planting Jade
- Jade propagated by leaf cuttings or branches.In order to make it a well-rooted, put it in water until roots appear.Ground mixture for the money tree should consist of leaf and turf ground, sand, neutral and slightly acid reaction.It is also better to add a brick crumb, humus, clay, ash.Create good drainage.Universal primer may also be suitable for transplant, Crassula not too capricious.
- Before planting, put down the pot coin.Choose a well-lit place to flower.
- transplant every 3 years, depending on the growth of Jade, choosing more than the capacity.
- Jade has a weak root system, so transplanting flowers, choose a pot deep enough, large and heavy, commensurate with the size of the plant.
- Jade is usually transplanted in the spring, and reproduction occurs in spring and summer.In the period of active growth need regular fertilizing.
- to cash quickly rooted tree, sapling, cover disposable cups, but be sure to ventilate the tree every day.Once Crassula grows up, it must be transplanted.This is best done in the spring, the end of the period of hibernation.
detailed steps transplant Jade can be found in the article How to transplant a money tree ?.
How to grow a money tree?
from Jade to form a tree, you must remove the side branches until the tree will not be the desired height.Naked barrel must have a height of 15 cm, 30 cm and the plant. After you need to nip off the tip, then Crassula let the side shoots and start branching crown.Turn the pot periodically to Crassula developed uniformly and not sloped in one direction only. Jade looks wonderful in flower arrangements, special slides, beds room for offices, framed by artificial lakes and waterfalls.
This plant came to us from distant Madagascar.In the care of it it is very unpretentious and does not require too much attention to itself. If you want to improve home energy and improve financial position, it is required to grow a money tree.
Still a lot about money tree can be found in the article Crassula: care at home.
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