The Jade Plant or Crassula is a popular indoor plant that belongs to the Crassula family. The leaves of this succulent look like small green minerals, hence its common name.
Crassula is a shrub with fleshy round or oval deep green leaves. It is a flowering species; it blooms with tiny white inflorescences. However, it is extremely rare, occurring only in the first 6-10 years of the life of the plant with proper care.
In its natural environment, the plant grows in the arid regions of South Africa, Madagascar, and the Arabian Peninsula.