Jade Tree Bonsai: Care Guide For Beginners

The evergreen Crassula ovata, also commonly known as Money Plant, Money Tree, Jade Tree, and Lucky Plant, is a succulent native to the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa as well as Mozambique. It is commonly grown as a garden plant and a bonsai all over the world.

Bonsai Losing Leaves? 3 Reasons Why & What You Should Do

Is your bonsai tree shedding leaves at an alarming rate? Don’t panic, and keep reading!

This could be a perfectly natural event, or it could indicate a severe problem. Your first step should be to figure out why your tree is losing leaves. Then you can take appropriate action.

You should act quickly to intervene in case the loss of leaves is due to a severe problem that you will need to correct immediately. Or it could be as simple as going into dormancy for the winter – something that Chinese elm bonsai trees are prone to.