Crassula ovata 'Gollum'
Gollum Jade, Trumpet Jade, Hobbit's Pipe Jade, ET's Fingers, Jade Plant, Jade Tree, Money Tree, Finger Jade, Succulent Spoon Jade
Crassula ovata 'Monstruosa', Crassula argentea 'Gollum', Crassula portulacea 'Gollum'
Crassula ovata 'Gollum' is a small, sparingly branched succulent with interesting tubular leaves with a reddish tint. It grows up to 3 feet (90 cm) tall and 2 feet (60) wide. Flowers are small, star-shaped, and white or pinkish-white in color.
USDA hardiness zone 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Many people enjoy growing Jade Plants in their homes and offices, and they are considered symbols of good luck. But you do not need to be lucky to learn the Jade Plant's proper care and maintenance. The most important factors to consider when growing Jade Plants is water, light, temperature, and fertilizer.
Easy to grow in a container, best in full sun but will tolerate part sun. It needs well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water regularly from spring to fall and allow the soil to dry out before watering again. During the winter months, water the plants only enough to keep the leaves from shriveling. The most common reason for failure is overwatering.
Jade Plant can be propagated from leaves or stem cuttings. Leaf cuttings are the easiest to perform but have a higher chance of failing compared to stem cuttings.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Crassula.
This succulent is a similar cultivar of Crassula ovata to the earlier cultivar Crassula ovata 'Hobbit'. Both C. ovata 'Gollum' and C. ovata 'Hobbit' are sometimes referred to collectively as the "Tolkien Group."
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