Crassula Ovata Gollum
Crassula ovata ‘Gollum’ is an unusual plant with green tubular, trumpet shaped leaves with bright red tips. This beautiful Crassula looks like a small tree as the branching trunk becomes thick with age. It can reach up to 80cm tall and is a good specimen for bonsai.
Full sun to partial shade
Pre-mixed cactus and succulent potting mix will be great for your plant.
Water once every 2 to 3 weeks in summer and once a month in winter. Very sensitive to over-watering which may lead to root rot.
Drought can cause stunted growth and leaves to develop spots and drop, eventually killing the plant.
Fertilize once a year during summer using an organic fertilizer.
Best growing temperature is between 15.5-24 degrees Celsius.
Ideally grown in low humidity.
Mealybugs – cotton commonly infect crassula gollum, wipe them off with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol or spray affected areas with organic pesticide.