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Crassula ovata 'Gollum' is a perennial succulent plant. It is a decorative plant that grows into a mini-tree, with interesting shaped leaves on a thick attractive trunk. It is an easy to grow succulent plant, and forms a naturally well shaped plant with little or no pruning. A great container plant, as well as an interesting garden addition. It can be used as an indoor plant in a well lit position, but will need resting outdoors in a shady spot from time to time. It is frost tender.
Crassula likes a well drained soil, in a sunny to part shaded position. Fertilise with a general purpose slow release fertiliser. Reduce watering in cooler weather.
Propagation is from leaf cuttings, and stem cuttings.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring winter
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not specified.
Soil pH: 6.5-7.8
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser.