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Portulacaria Afra 'Elephant Bush'

Portulacaria Afra 'Elephant Bush'

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 The Portulacaria Afra 'Elephant Bush', also known as Mini Jade or Spekboom, is a versatile and easily grown succulent. In warm climates, it can reach a height of 4 feet as a dense shrub if planted outdoors. When kept in a small pot indoors, it remains a small bonsai plant. This plant is native to South Africa and Swaziland, where it thrives on sunny and rocky slopes. Interestingly, it has a symbiotic relationship with elephants as they sometimes eat its branches and their trampling helps propagate new shrubs from stem cuttings. The P. afra stands out as an easy-to-grow plant, perfect for beginners. With deep red stems that verge on purple, it beautifully complements its bright green leaves. When planted outdoors, it forms a cascading ground cover that can eventually grow into a 4-foot tall shrub. While it may not bloom as readily in cultivation, it may produce small clusters of violet flowers in

Please Note: Plant will ship bare root with little to no dirt, and you will receive a plant similar to the one in the photo.

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