Portulacaria afra - 'Elephant Bush'
Light conditions: This plant prefers bright indirect light but can survive in medium light conditions. Avoid placing in direct light that can burn the leaves.
Watering: Portulacaria are drought-resistant plants that prefer their soil to be thoroughly dry between waterings.Do not allow the plant to sit in water for too long, it can lead to root rot.
Humidity: Low Humidity
Ideal Temperature: Prefers warmer conditions. Keep away from drafty windows, heat vents or air conditioners and maintain a room temperature of 15C+.
Soil/Nutrients: Ideally A well-draining soil made for succulents or cacti.Although fertilizer is not necessary for plants with sufficient soil minerals. You can help enhance growth and overall plant health by using fertilizer during active growing times. Aim to repot during active growing times.
Good to know: Plants that have just been shipped will be stressed, they may not look as beautiful as the picture and will need time to bounce back. How would you look after being in a dark box for a few days? Most plants will need a good drink, place in medium light and increase after a few days if needed. Do not repot for at least two weeks to avoid stressing plants out further.
Shipping & Delivery info
Ships in a plastic nursery pot. All plants are different! There can be variations in colour, variegation, growth, and maturity. Plants ship out Mondays only. Deadline for orders is Saturday Midnight.You'll receive a shipping notification email with tracking when your order ships. International shipping unavailable due to customs restrictions.