Crassula gollum Scientific Name
crassula gollum Crassula ovata ‘Skinny FIngers’
Finger Jade, Jade Plant, Jade Tree, Money Tree, Organ Pipe Jade Plant
crassula gollum Crassula ovata ‘Skinny FIngers’ is a small branched, shrubby succulent, up to 3 feet (90 cm) tall and up to 2 feet (60) wide, with up to 2 inches (5 cm) long, finger-like leaves whose ends are pointed. This is a very similar cultivar to Crassula ovata ‘Gollum’ and Crassula ovata ‘Hobbit’. The flowers are small, star-like, white or pinkish-white in color.
How to Grow and Care
The most important factors to consider when growing jade houseplants is water, light, temperature, and fertilizer. Easy to grow in container, best in full sun but will tolerate part sun. It need well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water regularly form spring to autumn and allow soil to dry out before watering again. During the winter months, water only enough to keep the leaves from shriveling. Most common reason for failure is overwatering!
Propagating is achieved with leaf or stem cuttings which are placed into a soil mix, then wait until they show some growth. Before placing them in soil mix you will prevent potential problems from the sap seeping out by allowing them to dry on a windowsill, for a few days or so. Mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids… –