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Life of George our Gollum Jade Plant

May 29, 2021

Our baby George Gollum Jade was taken from the mother plant on May 29, 2021. It was as thin as a pencil when I got him from the mother plant, our mother plant was planted together with 5 or 6 other succulents so they are all competing for nutrients for years.

I first planted baby George Gollum Jade in a net pot like this with bonsai jack soil for fast draining and fast drying.

I put two sticks beside it to keep it standing, its top heavy.

July 13, 2021

I took him out after about 2 weeks to find out if George Gollum Jade plant had rooted or not, and sure enough he did have a single root.

November 13, 2021

At this point, I decided to move my baby George Gollum Jade, although he seems healthy, he is growing slowly and I read somewhere if they can grow more roots they could grow faster. At this point, he had 4 months to grow some roots and it wasn’t bad at all. As you can see here in the photo below.

December 4, 2021

After about 2.5 weeks, I notice new growth and I was very excited. Baby George Gollum Jade plant is growing new leaves.

March 22, 2022

I didn’t take photo for a while and decided to take a few photos again in March 2022, as you can see baby George Gollum Jade had grown a little bit, I believe I gotten rid of a bunch leaves. I also decided to start taking more photos since it’s spring time. To document the growth.

March 28,2022

Took another photo a week later since baby George Gollum Jade is glowing.

April 16, 2022

After quite a bit of rain, I decided to take a photo, the droplets is pretty dramatic at least to me.

May 4, 2022

Here’s another photo and my baby George Gollum Jade is now growth more baby leaves and I added more fertilizer.

June 8, 2022

After a month, the tiny leaves at the base has growth quite a bit.

June 24, 2022

More leaves are growing as you can see below. I had cut a few leaves out.

July 15, 2022

Growing quite well, this is about 14 months since it was planted.

July 25, 2022

I took him indoors for a photo shoot with his cousins, other Gollum / ET Fingers type jades.

George Gollum Jade with his cousins.

August 24, 2022

Back outside, ready for a trim and have his baby plants of his own, I had rooted these and I believe one was given to my daughter’s teacher. I trim bottom leaves.

One of the bottom cutting became this plant.

August 26, 2022 – healing cuts few days later.

Sept 26, 2022

George Gollum Jade is now producing more and more leaves on top.

Big gap here, since I didn’t took much photos, it was end of summer, school started also went on a vacation, this was when covid has slowed down and we were going out more.

Mar 8, 2023

I decided to start taking more photos, since it’s again spring time. At this point he thicken up a little bit since it’s now again spring time grow time. But he didn’t stop growing during the winter, we also really had a very super rainy winter in Northern California.

April 1, 2023

He is getting a lot of sun, that’s why he is getting reddish tip.

May 13, 2023

This was after another round of trimming but he is looking chunky.

June 14, 2023

Took another photo not much happening but wanted to take this photo since I’m going on a long vacation more than 3 weeks and we were starting to get some heat wave.

August 16, 2023 – Came back from my vacation that ended up extended to about a month and multiple heat waves hit our area with no water. Leaves really took a hit.

August 25, 2023

Took more than 20 days to recover, and I had to remove a few dried out leaves some leaves remain wrinkled.

September 8, 2023

It’s September, I think all leaves have plumped up again and he is looking like a mature bonsai. George Gollum Jade Plant is quite happy.

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