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Crassula ovata 'Gollum' (Dollar plant, Jade plant)

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Plant description

crassula ovata gollum

crassula ovata gollum.

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.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: not specified.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 6.5-7.8

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser.

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