The ‘Gollum Jade’ is a green succulent with tubular leaves. When the weather cools, this succulent will appear to have a reddish tint along the ends of the leaves. During the winter and spring, the ‘Gollum Jade’ blooms beautiful light pink star-shaped flowers. This particular succulent is perfect for using as a background in terrariums and as a filler or ground cover in landscape or planter arrangements.
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking several cuttings from the mother plant about 1” or more in length. Allow the cutting stem to dry and callous over where the plant was clipped for a few days, and then place the cutting into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks).
Growth Habit: Vertical Grower
Light: Best in full sun but can tolerate partial shade
Water: This succulent is extremely drought tolerant. Watering this succulent is only necessary once the soil is completely dry. During the winter months, the ‘Gollum jade’ only requires enough water to keep the leaves from shriveling Be cautious to not over water this succulent to avoid root rot.
Zone: 9, 10, 11
Temperature: Warm dry climates. Avoid freezing temperatures.
Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer during the grow season from spring time through summer, once or twice a week. This will boost the plants natural defenses against environmental stress.
Tips: Use a well-draining soil medium to help avoid root rot! Maintain in an environment with fresh air flow.