I have 2 jade plants. White spots on the jade plant might be a result of various issues. One is the mother plant and the second is the clone off of her. Healthy plants shoot up its branches from the main trunks. Yellow leaves can be caused by a whole range of issues, such as overwatering, underwatering, high or low temperatures, pests and disease. Use a soil that will drain thoroughly, as excessive moisture may promote fungal diseases like root rot. While this plant is hardy and easy to grow, there are some diseases that affect these plants that you should watch out for. What Causes White Spots On Jade? Naturally, jade leaves may develop white spots. Hoping someone can help. Before I start I will tell you that I water the plant once a week or sometimes even every other day if the soil is dry. Answer: While jade plants (Crassula ovata) are considered to be fairly trouble-free, issues can crop up from time to time. Sometimes, yellow leaves are simply due to natural leaf aging. No other plants in the apartment seem to be having a problem. Native to South Africa, jade plants growing wild there get big rains periodically, instead of some sprinkles every week. They are in a west facing window and get direct sun in late afternoon. Excess salt. How to Plant Jade Plants. The mother plant is green and healthy looking as far as I know but seems to be losing leaves. Fungal disease, excess salts, powdery mildew might also cause white spots on the leaves of your plant. If your jade plant extends too widely and its branches appear to be hardly able to carry the weight of its leaves, it may be a symptom of a problem. Natural Leaf Aging. The soil is very dry at that 2 week intervals. They normally project upwards and slightly outward. The plant sits on a windows sill, it gets lot of light but quite little direct sunlight since it is hidden behind some wooden panes. Leaves which have fallen from the plant will often root by themselves, and produce a tiny plantlet. We've had them for multiple years in the same space and they never had this problem before. Older jade plants will often develop yellow lower leaves, which will subsequently drop off. Many Jade plant diseases are caused by overwatering or excessively high humidity, so ensure that you’ve got these two aspects of care sorted. Mature jade plants have woody trunks and plump taut-looking leaves. 1. Live in Canada . I own a jade plant which has been having some trouble recently. Choose a wide and sturdy pot with a moderate depth, as jade plants have a tendency to grow top-heavy and fall over. Jade plants can be propagated with either leaves or stem cuttings. I water every 2 weeks. You need to recreate those natural conditions by watering thoroughly, then waiting until the top of the soil is dry before watering again.But you'll know you've waited too long between watering if you notice the leaves looking shriveled and the stems going limp. 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