Scientific Name: 
Crassula ovata

Common Name: 
Jade Plant


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Mildly poisonous if ingested causing vomiting or diarrhea to humans and pets.
  • Sap may be irritating to the skin.
  • Use caution when working with this plant and consider wearing protective clothing such as long sleeves, long pants, gloves, sturdy shoes and eye protection.
  • Supervise pets and children playing near this plant.
  • There are many cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.