8 Best Jade Plant Varieties to Grow in Water

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Here are the most beautiful jade plant varieties to grow in water to displaying them in vases, jars, or any other container of your choice!

Jade Plant Varieties

You don’t always need soil to grow jade plant at home. All you need, is a vase of water and you are done! Have a look at some beautiful varieties you must definitely try!

Best Jade Plant Varieties Grow in Water

1. Classic Jade Plant

Botanical Name: Crassula ovata

The first one on our list is the classic jade! Many people don’t know this, but you can easily grow it in just water, too. Use small glasses from kitchen or any other vase/jar of your choice.

2. Hobbit Jade

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Botanical Name: Crassula ovata ‘Hobbit’

Hobbit Jades have finger-like leaves and straight stems that look like mini palm trees! For the best display, use a slender vase or glass to keep them straight.

3. Gollum Jade

Botanical Name: Crassula ovata ‘Gollum’

Gollum Jade plants also grow quite easily in water, but you have to change it every 4-5 days or do it every time when you see it cloudy.

4. Dwarf Jade

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Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra

You’ll be surprised to see how long a Dwarf Jade variety can grow in water without needing much care! A small tea cup or a glass bowl will house it just fine!

5. Crassula Marnieriana

Jade Succulent Varieties Grow in Water

Botanical Name: Crassula marnieriana

This one has stunning foliage that looks like a necklace. If you grow it in water, make sure to use filtered or distilled water, so the minerals do not build up.

6. Jade Cascade

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Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra ‘Cascade’

Its round and plump green leaves and thick stems gives it an appearance of a mini tree. It can indefinitely grow in the water, as long as you change it once in 4-6 days.

7. Silver Dollar Jade

Some Types of Jade Succulents Grow in Water

Botanical Name: Crassula arborescens

If you love silver foliage, pick Silver Dollar Jade. For the best sheen on the foliage, make sure it gets plenty of indirect and bright light all day long.

8. Crassula ovata ‘Harbor Lights’


Botanical Name: Crassula ovata ‘Harbor Lights’

The icing on the cake about growing this plant in the water is the fact that it also flowers! For that, ensure it gets 3-4 hours of direct, morning sunlight daily.

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