Crassula Ovata Gollum
Plant Care Instructions*
Gollum Jade, also known as Crassula Ovata or "Money Plant", is a small shrubby succulent that can grow up to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide. It has fascinating green finger-like leaves with a red circle on the tips and can produce small pinkish-white star-shaped flowers during late fall and early winter.
Room temperatures of around 60°f / 15.5°c --- 75°f / 24°c are ideal. Winter no less than 50°f / 10°c.
The jade plant flourishes in good health with plenty of light. If you can provide a few hours of sunshine a day you’re going to have a happy plant.
It's best to allow the soil to become dry between each watering which will depend on the time of year, how much humidity and amount of sunlight it's getting. Allowing too much water to sit at the bottom of the pot with the roots will cause them to rot (avoid this).
A good draining soil mix that is gritty is advisable to use, which is sold and used for cacti and succulents.
Feed each week or two (maybe less) with a weak or diluted liquid fertilizer. Fertilizer made for succulents may be your best bet, that does not need to be a high strength type.
Re-pot (Spring - Summer) when the plant becomes root bound or the soil needs renewing. A good solid and heavy pot is best to use because Jade plants are well known for being top-heavy. A heavy pot will prevent them from tipping over.
They survive well in quite humid conditions naturally, although you will please them with plain water misting.
* Standard care recommendations - you may need to adjust based on your home or office environment.
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