Crassula ovata 'Gollum'

Native range: South Africa

Known names: Shrek's Ear Plant, Gollum Jade 

Hardiness: Minimum 25°F

Mature Size: 2-3' Tall, 2-3' Wide

Light: Full Sun, Mostly bright and sunny, protect from desert sun.

Water: Water when soil is dry, drought tolerant

Soil: Fast-draining succulent mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: 4" pot


Crassula ovata 'Gollum' is as easy as most other Jades. It produces tubular leaves that has red tint in times of stress (hot or cold). This cultivar is very similar to Crassula ovata 'Hobbit' but 'Gollum' retains more of the tubular shape while 'Hobbit' shows more folding. 

Crassula ovata 'Gollum'