Jade tree as a bonsai: General
The jade tree is an easy to maintain, durable bonsai and it is popular for designing as a bonsai. Jade trees are suitable as indoor bonsai.
In UK the jade tree bonsai can be kept in the winter just as an indoor bonsai. Temperatures should not fall below 6°C. Kept as an indoor bonsai the location should be very bright. Right on the window is perfect.
Advantages of Jade tree (botanical Crassula) for bonsai styling
- Adapted to a dry habitat, the jade tree does not need too much water.
- Crassula is an easy to handle plant, tolerates cutting well, is well suited for beginners.
- Low annual grow = not too much pruning is required
- You can style your Crassula without wire, only with cutting