Shrek Ears Plant

Regular price R 65.00
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Scientific Name: Crassula Ovata 'Gollum'
Synonyms: Shreks Ears, Gollum Crassula, Crassula Hobbit, Jade plant

  • Adorable plant variety
  • Super easy care & low maintenance
  • Indigenous to South Africa
  • Waterwise
  • Great as a gift or windowsill filler

Comes in a 9cm or 13cm Nursery Pot.

This adorable little plant is a fantastically quirky little window sill filler, with tiny leaves that look like the ears of everyone's beloved swamp monster: Shrek. A definite perk and talking point for this fabulous plant.

Not only is the Shreks Ears a fun houseplant to have around, but also super care friendly and low maintenance due to its succulent nature, Waterwise for the win. They do pretty well in a bright indirect light spot, making them the ideal indoor specimen, however, they'll love a couple of hours of sunlight to keep them thriving.

Pair these cuties with a sleek planter to add a touch of modernity to your window sill or shelf display, or for a quirky easy-care gift for friends and family.

Please note: Crassula are non-toxic but prefer not to be eaten to look their best.

Follow these instructions to keep your plant happy & healthy.

Water: Water, once the soil has reach complete dryness and the plant, is slightly shrivelled. As this is a small plant it may need watering every week in warm weather and once every 2 in winter. Use discretion.
Light: Bright filtered light to 3 - 4 hours of direct sunlight is ideal.
Humidity: Average humidity is ideal, avoid high humidity as this can lead to rot.
Fertilize: Feed once a month with a half solution of liquid plant food during Spring & Summer.

We offer some of the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

Cape Town (Local) Same Day - orders before 11am
R75 fee, order before 11am, delivery in afternoon *see qualifying suburbs below

Cape Town & Surrounds
R60 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
R95 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA).


SAME DAY DELIVERY: CAPE TOWN - LOCAL (orders before 11am)

> Orders before 11h00 are delivered same day
> Orders after 11h00 are delivered the next day

Available for Suburbs: Bakoven, Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Fresnaye, Green Point, Three Anchor Bay, Mouille Point, V+A, Foreshore, CBD, Bo Kaap, Tamboerskloof, Oranjezicht, Gardens, Vredehoek, Zonnebloem, Woodstock, Salt River, Pinelands, Paarden Eiland.


LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
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Please process your order as per normal and select the "Custom" shipping option at checkout. Our Team will contact you with a competitive custom shipping quote via email.


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Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters: 

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 


13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm


26 - 30cm


32 - 35cm


36 - 40cm


42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm


18 - 19cm












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