Red Tip Jade Plant Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Moody, AL
Question by bobtodd1
November 18, 1997
When I bought it, my jade plant had red tips on all the leaves. It appears healthy after being outside during the summer, but no longer has red tips. Why?


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Answer from NGA
November 18, 1997

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Red tips are a sign of stress in any succulent, such as your jade plant. When it is over/under watered, exposed to too much heat/cold, sunlight/shade, the plant becomes stressed. It is really no big deal, and I see your loving care fixed her right up! My Hens & Chicks look this way every winter but green right up when the weather warms up again. Keep up the good work!

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