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The jade plant is an evergreen with thick branches. It has thick, shiny, sleek leaves that grow in opposing pairs on the branches. Leaves are a fashionable green, though some could seem to be additional of a chromatic. Some varieties could develop a red tinge on the sides of leaves once exposed to high levels of daylight. New stem growth is that the same color and texture because the leaves, changing into woody and brown with age.It grows as an upright, rounded, thick-stemmed, powerfully branched, evergreen woody plant and reaches stature heights of up to 2.5 meters. The base is usually sparsely branched. Sometimes a single main trunk of up to 6 centimeters in diameter is formed. The succulent shoots are gray-green. The bark of older branches peels off in horizontal, dark-brown stripes.The oppositely organized, ascending to spreading, inexperienced leaves square measure pedunculate with up to 5 millimeters short. The fleshy, bare, ob ovate, wedge-shaped leaf blade is 3 to 9 centimeters long and 1.8 to 4 centimeters wide. The sharp-edged leaf margins are often reddish.