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Portulacaria afra

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Plant in 6cm pot

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about Portulacaria afra

Common names

Elephant bush

Description

Portulacaria afra (Elephant bush). This species will produce opposite pairs of lime green, round to oval, silky smooth leaves, which are about 12mm across. The flowers are tiny and pink.

Cultivation

You should grow in well-drained soil, it needs to be in sun or shade.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage and overall appearance.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Portulacaria afra | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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