Commonly known as Jade Plant or Money Plant, Crassula ovata is a succulent plant with small pink or white flowers. It is native to South Africa, and is common as a houseplant worldwide.
THE PRESENCE OF THIS PLANT IN YOUR HOUSE ATTRACTS MONEY LIKE A MAGNET
“The legend started in Taiwan where an old farmer worked hard his whole life and never prospered. He lived in a small valley and was very superstitious. One day, he went to the field as usual, and saw a small, unusual plant.
He thought to himself, “I have never seen this kind plant before… ah, maybe God heard my prayer and has given me a chance to be rich!” Then, he carefully took the plant home and began to research and study this unusual, yet beautiful plant (1).
This beautiful succulent plant has vibrant green leaves symbolic of growth and renewal, closely resembling jade coins, symbolic of wealth and prosperity. It is a traditional gift for businesses and many business owners place.
According to Feng Shui principles, this plant attracts fortune. It radiates good energy that positively affects all areas of life, especially the area of business.
The energy of the Feng Shui money plants comes from its well-rooted and vibrant energy seen through new growth.
The money tree plant is supposed to produce positive vibrations that will bring prosperity to the owner of the house or business (2).
It is considered as a symbol of good luck in China, so it is a perfect housewarming gift believed to bring overall prosperity, fortune and wealth.
If you want to congratulate someone on a new business or marriage, Crassula is a wonderful choice.
So will the Money Plant increase your bank balance, help you pay off your mortgage sooner or clear your credit cards? Possibly. But possibly not. However they can live for many, many years.
If you received this plant as a young person, then it could be in your life into old age. Moving homes with you, perhaps watching any children you might have grow, and generally sharing all your home life experiences.
As a result maybe one day when you are old and causally glance over and see it in the corner looking back, you might think your Jade Plant is one of your most priceless and treasured living possessions.