Portulacaria afra

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Portulacaria afra, commonly known as Elephant Bush, Elephant Food or Dwarf Jade, is a South African native characterised by its thick, woody stems and succulent small, rounded leaves, not to be confused with a Jade plant. It is noted for its unique ability to absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than other plants.

Portulacaria care requires warm temperatures and bright light. After a dormant period in winter, the bush produces small pink flowers grouped in clusters at the ends of the branches. It's perfect for small gardens, patios, hanging baskets or as a houseplant. 

When Elephant bush is grown in its native habitat it can grow to 6m tall where it is a favourite food of elephants but inside the home, it is more likely to grow to around 1m tall.

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  • Urban delivery within mainland New Zealand: $19.95
  • Rural delivery within mainland New Zealand: $39.95

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