Is the jade plant poisonous to humans?

But jade plants (Crassula ovata or Crassula argentea) can be toxic. Kids and grand-kids -- and other humans -- eating or touching these plants might suffer ill effects, and pets should also be kept a safe distance away.
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Why do the leaves keep falling off my jade plant?

This encourages branching. Jade leaves could fall prematurely from being too wet or too dry, for lack of nitrogen in the soil or for need of more sunlight. Quite often mealybugs attack this succulent. Remove them by hand, using a cotton swab dipped in alcohol; repeat treatment once a week until there are no more bugs.
  • What are the black spots on my jade plant?

    Jade plant problems that cause black spots range from insects, viruses, fungal disease and even incorrect care. Succulents like jades have low moisture needs and can become seriously damaged in poorly draining containers and planting media. It is important to investigate possible causes for spots on jade plant leaves.
  • Why are the leaves falling off of my money tree?

    The most common factors for yellowing money tree leaves are too much sunlight, wide range of temperature fluctuations throughout the day and/or over-watering. It is best to keep the plant away from sunlight and in a neutral location as to temperature.
  • Why are the leaves falling off my rubber tree plant?

    Light Change – A common reason for a rubber plant losing leaves is a change in the light. This lack of humidity can cause leaves falling off rubber tree plant. To correct this problem, mist the rubber tree plant daily or set the plant on a tray of pebbles filled with water to increase humidity.

Updated: 21st October 2019

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