Portulcaria afra “Elephant Bush”

Max Height: 2-3m

Spread: 1.5m

Origin: Namibia, South Africa

Family: Portulacaceae

Common Name: Elephant Bush, Spekboom

Flower Colour: Pink

Drought Tolerance: High

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

Sun Tolerance: High

Wind Tolerance: High

Water Requirement: Low

PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: High

Disease Tolerance: High

Growth rate: Fast

Fragrance: No




AED 5.00

Portulcaria afra

Portulcaria afra “Elephant Bush” is Bushy, succulent shrub with thick, grey-barked stems and jointed, short, twig-like, projecting branches. The obovate, sometimes pointed, opposite, glossy green leaves, to 2cm long, are flat above, convex below. Inconspicuous, saucer-shaped, pale pink flowers, 2mm across, are produced in summer.


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Dimensions 0.1 cm