Kleinin Petraea (Trailing Jade) Plant 'Hanging'
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Kleinia Petraea (Trailing Jade) Plant
About Plant- Kleinia petroea, also known as Senecio jacobsenii, is a creeping groundcover with thick, succulent stems. The stems root along the ground with green, fleshy, egg-shaped and up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) long leaves that overlap like shingles along the thick stems and blush an interesting purple color in winter. If planted next to a wall or in a container, the stems drape downwards up to 4 feet (1.2 m).
Kleinia Petraea (Trailing Jade) Plant Care
Water- Established Trailing Jade are extremely drought tolerant. They do need some water. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings in winter.
Soil- They are growing in sandy soil, nutrients will need to be replenished.
Hardiness- USDA hardiness zones 10a to 11 b: from 30 °F (-1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
Fertilizer- Fertilize annually, but lightly. Too much fertilizer will cause a lot of leggy growth.
Pruning- Taller varieties can get floppy. You can prune them back to where the stem is firm, in very early spring. You can even root the cuttings.
Repotting- Plants can be divided or repotted in early spring.
Propagation- Kleinia Petraea can be grown from either seed or cuttings. Seeds prefer warm temperatures and constant moisture to germinate. Cuttings are easier and faster. Cut during the growing season, from early spring to fall. Root in sandy soil, in containers.