Portulacaria Afra (Elephant Bush)

$16.82 incl. GST
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  • NOTE:
  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with Flowers/Fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 22-24cm
POT SIZE
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Description

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Elephant Bush or Portulacaria afra is a bushy succulent shrub belonging to the Didiereaceae family.
  • Portulacaria afra is a small-leaved succulent plant found in South Africa.
  • Portulacaria afra ‘Variegata’ (Rainbow Bush) is a form of the South African “Elephant Bush”.
  • Portulacaria makes a great hanging basket, gracefully cascading along some rocks on a walkway, bonsai style, or a desert vivarium.
  • These succulents commonly have a reddish stem and leaves that are green, but also a variegated cultivar is often seen in cultivation.
  • They are simple to care for and make easy houseplants for a sunny location. 

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It needs well-draining soil.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Fertilize in late winter to early spring with an indoor plant fertilizer diluted by half.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Plenty of bright sunlight and can tolerate full sun.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • These plants are highly adapted to dry conditions and drought but they thrive when given sufficient water.
  • As often as every 7-10 days.

REPOTTING SERVICES

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