2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent
2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent
2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent
2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent
2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent

Portulacaria afra decumbent is an adorable houseplant originating from South Africa. This species goes by the common name “Elephant Bush”. These fast-growing plants are winter-dormant and can grow from 6 to 8 inches in height. Belonging to the Didiereaceae family, the plant is noted for having small apple-green leaves.

Growth rate

Also known as Miniature jade or Elephant food, this beautiful species grows at a relatively fast pace.

Flowering

This popular plant variety bears stunning purple flowers during summers.

Watering

Although Elephant Bush plants are well adapted to arid environments & drought, they also do well when provided enough water. However, remember to water deeply only when the soil feels dry to the touch and then allow all of the water to drain away.

Soil

Porous soil with sufficient drainage is considered ideal for these plants. Besides, using drainage-holed pots works the best.

Hardiness

The Elephant food plant is hardy in zones 10 to 11. It cannot survive in temperatures less than 28.4° F (-2° C). So, in such cold conditions, it is advised to plant this species indoors.

Light

The optimal location for your Portulacaria afra decumbent within the home is near the brightest light. Avoid its exposure to intense light.

Propagation

You can propagate these plants with ease either by stem cuttings or seeds.
When well taken care of, the Portulacaria afra decumbent plant thrives wonderfully, enhancing the beauty of your homes, offices, or gardens.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season summer
Botanical Name Portulacaria afra
Common Name Miniature Jade, Elephant Bush
Dormancy Winter
Family Didiereaceae
Flower Color purple
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 44480
Mature Size 2.5 and 4.5 meters
Native Area South Africa.
Resistance 2ºC
Sun Exposure partial shade

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2 Inch Portulacaria Afra Decumbent

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Portulacaria afra decumbent is an adorable houseplant originating from South Africa. This species goes by the common name “Elephant Bush”. These fast-growing plants are winter-dormant and can grow from 6 to 8 inches in height. Belonging to the Didiereaceae family, the plant is noted for having small apple-green leaves.

Growth rate

Also known as Miniature jade or Elephant food, this beautiful species grows at a relatively fast pace.

Flowering

This popular plant variety bears stunning purple flowers during summers.

Watering

Although Elephant Bush plants are well adapted to arid environments & drought, they also do well when provided enough water. However, remember to water deeply only when the soil feels dry to the touch and then allow all of the water to drain away.

Soil

Porous soil with sufficient drainage is considered ideal for these plants. Besides, using drainage-holed pots works the best.

Hardiness

The Elephant food plant is hardy in zones 10 to 11. It cannot survive in temperatures less than 28.4° F (-2° C). So, in such cold conditions, it is advised to plant this species indoors.

Light

The optimal location for your Portulacaria afra decumbent within the home is near the brightest light. Avoid its exposure to intense light.

Propagation

You can propagate these plants with ease either by stem cuttings or seeds.
When well taken care of, the Portulacaria afra decumbent plant thrives wonderfully, enhancing the beauty of your homes, offices, or gardens.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season summer
Botanical Name Portulacaria afra
Common Name Miniature Jade, Elephant Bush
Dormancy Winter
Family Didiereaceae
Flower Color purple
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 44480
Mature Size 2.5 and 4.5 meters
Native Area South Africa.
Resistance 2ºC
Sun Exposure partial shade

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