Crassula Ovata for dummies

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The Crassula Ovata, more commonly known as Jade plant or friendship tree is often seen at the entrances of restaurants or people's homes.

Have you ever wondered why?

The old saying that goes "Jade at the door, poor no more" is a popular belief that by putting a Jade plant at your entrance you will keep money from rushing out of your house. Also you might have seen that a lot of Asian restaurants have a Jade plant at their entrance as they believe it's a lucky plant and it will attract happy (hungry?) customers.

Do you have a Jade tree at your front door? If not hurry up it might help you grow your savings...

So now that you are actually considering dressing your house entrance with a Jade Plant maybe I should give you a few tips for keeping it happy and healthy, no?

First things first. The Crassula Ovata is a succulent or