Crassula portulacea 'Gollum'

Crassula portulacea 'Gollum'

 - comm. Jade Plant 'Gollum'

This curious variety that originates from Southern Africa, is a compact, shrubby succulent with jade green leaves, almost tubular in form, slightly swollen at the tip, with what appears to be a suction cup, hence the reference to "Gollum" from Lord of the Rings. Generally confined and compact, ideal for mixed containers, it can grow to 60-90cm in height over many years.

Price: 44.28 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

54 (5.5cm pots)

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

N/A

Height x Spread:

12 x 15 cm

Available to Order:

March - April

Recommend Sales:

April - September

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Jade Plant 'Gollum'

Narrative Description:

This curious variety that originates from Southern Africa, is a compact, shrubby succulent with jade green leaves, almost tubular in form, slightly swollen at the tip, with what appears to be a suction cup, hence the reference to "Gollum" from Lord of the Rings. Generally confined and compact, ideal for mixed containers, it can grow to 60-90cm in height over many years.

Ideal Conditions:

Easy to grow in full sun and any well-drained soil.

Possible Situation:

Perfect as a house plant, or for summer containers in sheltered locations.

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

12 x 15 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

green

Red

Flowering Time:

N/A

Planting Recommendations:

Container

House Plant

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

To keep this plant over winter it must be kept frost free.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

CRASSULACEAE

Genus:

Crassula

Species:

portulacea

Cultivar:

Gollum

Alternative Names:

comm. Jade Plant 'Gollum'

Category:

House Plants

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

28 weeks over Winter

12 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires infrequent feeding (Low EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 - 12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

March - April

Recommended Sales Window:

April - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:26/2214/23
Qty:69

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (2.81)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Common Diseases:

Powdery Mildew

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

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