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Portulacaria afra

Common Name: Elephant Bush, Dwarf Jade Plant

Plant Family: Crassulaceae

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Portulacaria afra
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6 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Low maintenance indoor plants
Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Season of Interest:  All year round
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes


A shrubby, much-branched succulent with small rounded leaves. Can be pinched back to make a neat Bonsai specimen. In its native South Africa it makes a large shrub. Reportedly very efficient at absorbing carbon from the atmposhere


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.