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May 22, 2012
Fuzzy Jade Plant
by: Dhahabu

Very Interesting. While traveling in Italy, I came upon this jade like plant with fuzzy leaves.
It had been potted very nicely. Never seen one before. I have asked a friend who owns a garden shop about this plant, if she has any in her shop.
I'll post whatever information I get; care, nurishment, etc.
Stay tuned.

Dec 30, 2012
i have the same plant
by: Anonymous

I'd love more information about this plant if anyone has any. My plant is super healthy, but when I shake it lightly, many of the fuzzy leaves fall off. I'm not sure if this is normal for the plant but it's a little disturbing since it seems so healthy. Please advise!

Dec 30, 2012
Update on Fuzzy leafed Jade Plant
by: Debra

I managed to get the longer stems down to the soil and rooted - I then cut away the leggy stems. It stayed on my deck all summer, back up against the house - lots of light, but not direct sun. The plant appears to be thriving. Believe it or not, this and the regular Jade plant seem to LIKE frequent watering during the summertime. Both grew a LOT, and are thick, strong and healthy.

Still don't know WHAT the plant is, but it is turning out to be rather pretty!

Aug 08, 2013
We have the same plant
by: Jenny

We have the same plant in our office and have no idea of how much to water it. Is it once a week? Once every other week?

Aug 08, 2013
Original Poster
by: Debra

I can't figure out how to get back 'in' and post additional photos - moderator??

The plant is going great guns! I posted that last summer it stayed outside and was watered frequently. It might be a succulent, but it likes water. I don't think it would like 'wet feet', but as long as your soil drains well, it would most likely get along well with frequent waterings. I have a lot of vegetables on my deck (the deer, you know) and water them daily. I generally water everything on the deck at the same time. So even my succulents are getting daily waterings. They are growing like crazy. The fuzzy jade plant is growing low to the soil, but is lush and full. I don't know if it will grow 'tall' again as long as it gets plenty of water, but am pretty happy with the way it looks. Wish I could post a picture as it is now. It hardly looks like the same plant!

Hi Debra, thanks for the update! You can just add a new submission with an updated photo, and I'll merge them into one page, to keep them together.


Jul 08, 2016
I know this one
by: Peter

This is a panda bear plant, kalanchoe tomentosa. I have one, it gets to looking like that too sometimes. They like full sun. They should grow tighter than that. (I'm not judging, like I said, mine get that way too!)

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