30 Different Types of Jade Plants

by Marry Dell

    If you are looking for plants that bring good luck and prosperity to your home, you should not miss our article today. It is Jade Plants. And here are 30 different types of this plant, they come in different varieties with diverse colors and sizes. They are not only meaningful but also so pretty, so they are favored in the living room and desk of many families today. Check them out with us.

    30 Different Types of Jade Plants

    Jade plants possess a beautiful and delicate beauty with strong vitality. Wherever the jade tree appears, the place will be bright and lively. That is the reason why many families prefer to choose jade plants for houseplants to bring both their beauty and attract lucky fortune for the whole year. Besides, they are easy-to-maintain succulents when you don’t have a lot of time to take care or lack experience growing them, they also grow well.

    #1 Silver Dollar Jade (Crassula Arborescens)

    This jade plant is also known as the blue buddha bush, it is popular for its silver-blue leaves with burgundy edges. It also grows flowers during winter months.

    #2 Blue Bird Money Plant (Crassula Arborescens Blue Bird Variegata)

    Variegated leaves of this variety set it apart from the other types of jade plants, with a blend of aqua, cream, green, and red. The size can be controlled by growing in containers.

    #3 Gollum Jade (Crassula Ovata ‘Gollum’)

    This plant got its name due to the protruding finger-like foliage. The leaves are tubular in shape and red at the tips. The plant flowers in pink-white blooms in winters.

    #4 Variegated Gollum Jade (Crassula Ovata Gollum Variegata)

    This jade plant variety is slightly bigger than ‘Gollum’ jade. Its leaves are green with an orange tint and red tips with a tubular or spoon-like shape.

    #5 Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata)

    It is the most common and popular variety and offers oval-shaped thick dark green leaves that grow upward and spans out. It also grows pink-white flowers in winter.

    #6 Botany Bay (Crassula Ovata ‘Botany Bay’)

    Bushy Ovata cultivar flaunts red hues in dry conditions. The fleshy light green leaves have red tips.

    #7 Harbor Lights (Crassula Ovata ‘Harbor Lights’)

    The red tinges on the tips of green plump leaves become more intense in winter, making it more attractive!

    #8 Hobbit (Crassula Ovata ‘Hobbit’)

    Popular for the dwarf structure, it grows up to not larger than 10-12 inches. The plant has fleshy green leaves, red tips, and grows pink-white flowers in early winter.

    #9 Lady Fingers Jade (Crassula Ovata ‘Skinny fingers’)

    The jade varieties Gollum, hobbit, and ladyfingers look somewhat similar, the only difference is ladyfingers has much narrower, finger-like leaves.

    #10 Hummel’s Sunset (Crassula Ovata ‘Hummel’s Sunset’)

    ‘Hummel’s Sunset’ has striking foliage color. Its leaves turn from green to gold and red in winter.

    #11 Little Jade Tree (Crassula Ovata ‘Little Jade Tree’)

    This small and compact variety can grow up to 12-16 inches tall and features oval-shaped green fleshy leaves adorned with red edges.

    #12 Miniature Jade (Crassula Ovata ‘Minima’)

    It is quite different from the Crassula Ovata ‘Little Jade Tree’. The plant creates a bushy structure in small containers and forms leaves clusters on several little branches.

    #13 Pink Jade (Crassula Ovata ‘Pink Beauty’)

    This beautiful variety got its name because of clusters of star-shaped pink blooms that grow on the tips and cover the entire plant in fall and early winter.

    #14 Calico Kitten (Crassula Marginata ‘Variegata’)

    Colorful ‘Calico Kitten’ exhibits eye-catching grey-green leaves with pink-cream and lemon edges.

    #15 Campfire (Crassula Capitella ‘Campfire’)

    It has propeller-like foliage with light green and bright red hue, which gives it a dramatic look. It also produces white flowers during the summer.

    #16 Crassula Moon Glow (Crassula Mesembryanthemoides)

    This unique succulent has long and narrow grey-green leaves with small white hair that gives it a silver shine and makes it look like its covered in frost.

    #17 Fairy Crassula (Crassula multicava)

    It looks more like a sedum plant with spoon-like green leaves, having red edges. When planted in groups, it can create an outstanding look.

    #18 Red Flames (Crassula Capitella Thunb)

    This variety is prized with distinct-looking foliage. Grow it in shade and the leaves will take a bright apple-green color.

    #19 Baby’s Necklace (Crassula Rupestris)

    This plant is one of the prettiest crassula hybrids, baby’s necklace is a head-turner! It has small round-shaped gray-green reddish leaves that resemble a beaded necklace.

    #20 Propeller Plant (Crassula Falcata)

    It has got the common name because of flat propeller-like succulent leaves. In favorable growing conditions, the plant also produces gorgeous red blooms.

    #21 Gandalf Jade (Crassula ‘Gandalf’)

    A hybrid of horn-tree and minor, Gandalf has green tube-like leaves with purple-red edges.

    #22 Miniature Pine Tree (Crassula Tetragona)

    This low-maintenance succulent showcases needle-like, awl-shaped leaves having a rich hue of apple-green on small, trunk-like stems.

    #23 Variegated Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata ‘Variegata’)

    This easy-to-grow variety displays silver-white stripes on the green leaves. It also flowers in pink-white blooms.

    #24 Crosby’s Red (Crassula Ovata ‘Crosby’s Red’)

    Somewhat similar to the regular jade, it is much more compact and small. Expose the plant to the sun and it will take a magnificent hue of red.

    #25 Ripple Jade Plant (Crassula Arborescens Undulatifolia)

    This variety has rippled foliage. It’s also known as “curly jade plant.”

    #26 Baby Jade Plant (Baby Jade Plant)

    The baby jade plant has small leaves. It’s a natural bonsai and needs a little training to look like one, which is why we also added it to our list of best indoor bonsai trees.

    #27 Yellow Rainbow Bush (Portulacaria Afra ‘Aurea’)

    This slow-growing, sprawling groundcover succulent has beautiful red-brown stems and rounded pale yellow to light green leaves.

    #28 Rainbow Bush (Portulacaria Afra ‘Variegata’)

    Rainbow Bush features cream-colored foliage, pattern with light green center stripes, and a tinge of magenta on the edges of leaves.

    #29 Trailing Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra ‘Cascade’)

    This attractive succulent has maroon stems, covered with rounded fleshy leaves. It cascades beautifully over walls.

    #30 Large Leaf Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra Macrophylla)

    This attractive variety produces rounded, fleshy green leaves with red edges on dark red stems.

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