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  • Elephant Bush x 1 Dwarf Jade Succulents Plants Shrubs Rockery Pots Indoors Bonsai Portulacaria afra

Elephant Bush x 1 Dwarf Jade Succulents Plants Shrubs Rockery Pots Indoors Bonsai Portulacaria afra

  • Product Code: portulacaria-afra-dwarf-jade-plants-1
  • Availability: 7778
  • $4.25

  • 5 or more $3.75

Elephant Bush x 1 Dwarf Jade Succulents Plants Pots Indoors Bonsai Portulacaria afra

Not for Western Australia, Tasmania and Northern Territory

The plants you will receive in this listing will be 5-10cm tall, will be in individual 40x80mm pots, will have established roots and will be ready to plant into your garden.

Elephant Bush 

Portulacaria afra

Similar to Crassula ovata

Also known as Dwarf Jade, Porkbush, Spekboom

An attractive, fast growing succulent shrub that is native to South Africa.
Generally self-sufficient once established, but needs protection from frosts.
Has reddish-brown stems that become interwoven as the plant ages.
Can be trimmed and trained into shape. Will grow into a thicket if left unpruned.
A popular bonsai variety.
Great for rockeries, hanging baskets, pots, bonsai, indoor plantings, feature plantings etc.

Position: Full sun to semi-shade when planted outdoors. Indirect sunlight when grown indoors. Good drainage is essential. Watering can be suspended in Winter when the plant is dormant.

Foliage: Glossy green leaves up to 1.2cm in length. Semi-evergreen. The leaves are edible and are particularly enjoyed by goats and tortoises. 

Flowers: Small pink star-shaped flowers in clusters, usually in late Spring and early Summer.

Height: Approx 2-4 metres, however the stems can break easily and they are therefore more likely to be shorter.

Width: Approx 1.5 metres.

Plant pick-up also available

Plantinspirations Online Nursery
2c Holts Lane, Bacchus Marsh 3340

Please visit our Contact Details page for pick-up times if you would prefer to pick up your order in person.


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Tags: jade, succulents, pink flowers, indoors, pots, bonsai, terrarium, rockery, hanging baskets, drought resistant, hardy