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Elephant bush, Portulacaria afra, Jade plant (Green, Small) - Succulent Plant

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The Jade plant is the ultimate symbol of prosperity in China.
  • Bring good luck and fortune.
  • Best for sunny windows.
  • Low maintenance plant.

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With this purchase you will get:

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Elephant bush, Portulacaria afra, Jade plant (Green, Small) Plant
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4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
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4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Green)

Description for Elephant bush, Portulacaria afra, Jade plant (Green, Small)

Plant height: 2 - 4 inches (5 - 11 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches (10 - 16 cm)

Jade plant is a perennial succulent plant. It survive well in small shallow containers. Jades are evergreen plants with thick branches and smooth, rounded, fleshy leaves that grow in opposite directions. The jade plant is an attractive succulent plant native to South Africa.
The plant produces star-shaped clusters of white or pink flowers during the winter season. The plant is considered a succulent shrub and will grow up to 10 feet tall.

Common name(s): Elephant Bush, Elephant Food,Elephant Plant, Miniature Jade, Dwarf Jade, Dwarf Jade Plant, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush
Flower colours: Whitish pink
Bloom time: Rarely flower indoor
Max reachable height: Up to 10 feet.
Difficulty to grow: Moderately easy

Planting and care

Consider the below points to keep the plant healthy after receiving:

  • Allow plant to settle at your location.
  • Do not water the plant right after receiving, check the moisture in the soil first. If too dry then apply water gradually.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Jade plant survives best in indoor condition with bright light.
  • Gradually move it to more bright location if needed.
  • Protect Jade plant from direct sunlight.
  • Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight
    Soil: Well-drained soil
    Water: Moderately
    Temperature: 20 - 30 degrees C.
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

    Caring for Elephant bush

      Light
    • Keep the plant indoor with bright light for about 3-4 hours.
    • Protect the Jade plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
    • Soil
    • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Jade plant.
    • Water
    • Water the plant when the topsoil (2-3 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
    • Do not ever overwater the plant.
    • Do not ever pour water on the leaves of jade plant.
    • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    • Fertilization
    • During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Jade plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
    • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
    • Re-potting
    • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
    • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
    • Plant Protection
    • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
    • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Typical uses of Elephant bush

    Special features: Good luck plant

    Ornamental use: It makes an excellent container or house plant.

    References

    • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/portulacaria/growing-elephant-bush.html
    • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/portulacaria/growing-elephant-bush.htm

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    5 / 5 Juhi Yasmin 02 July 2018
    Absolutely superb in every way
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    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.
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    Good quality they all grow nicely?
    5 / 5 Gaurav Narwania 30 June 2018
    I m really happy to say that your packing is good ,on time delivery all plants are good .
    4 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 29 June 2018
    Good quality they all grow nicely?

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