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YSFinHollywoodS
Hollywood, SC

June 9, 2013
3:40 PM

Post #9552604

recently acquired this interesting plant. Could someone tell me what it is?

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

June 9, 2013
4:50 PM

Post #9552655

It looks like Crassula portulacea, spoon jade, Shrek ears jade

http://www.thegardenpages.com/Spoon_Jade.html
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

June 9, 2013
6:54 PM

Post #9552829

that is the Hummel creation: Crassula argentea 'Gollum'. It was created long before "Schrek".

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

June 9, 2013
9:20 PM

Post #9552981

Crassula argentea cv Gollum for comparison

http://www.cactus-art.biz/schede/CRASSULA/Crassula_cultivar/Crassula_gollum/Crassula_gollum.htm

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


June 9, 2013
11:24 PM

Post #9553035

I think this is just Crassula ovata Gollum. Or has this cultivar been moved to another species?
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

June 10, 2013
4:53 AM

Post #9553156

Bob is correct; it is C. ovata now.

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

June 10, 2013
6:55 AM

Post #9553325

It would seem that C argentea and C portulacea are both considered synonyms for C ovata

http://www.cactus-art.biz/schede/CRASSULA/Crassula_cultivar/Crassula_gollum/Crassula_gollum.htm
edomat77
Rome
Italy

June 14, 2013
4:30 AM

Post #9558480

Palmbob is correct! It is a Crassula ovata cv. Gollum.

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