This product contains
|1||Elephant bush, Portulacaria afra, Jade plant (Green) - Succulent Plant|
|2||4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner|
|3||4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Green)|
About Elephant bush
Botanical name of Elephant bush is Portulacaria afra. Elephant bush is a small-leaved succulent plant found in South Africa. These succulents commonly have a reddish stem and leaves that are green Elephant Bush small-leaved succulent plant found in South Africa. Elephant Bush commonly has a reddish stem and green leaves.
The vibrant green leaves are symbolic of growth and renewal. Jade plants have long been thought to bring good fortune to their owners.
|Plant Height||7 inch (18 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Elephant Bush, Elephant Food, Dwarf Jade, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 25.4 Centimeters|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy.|
Planting and care
Natural indirect / artificial bright light is ideal for jade plant growth. Soil Soil should be well drained and porous. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) of water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Apply water probably in the morning or evening time. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. 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. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. keep away from the AC Vents. Do not apply water on plant leaves.
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Elephant bush care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural indirect/artificial bright light.|
|Watering ||Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well drain and porus.|
|Temperature ||18-24 degree Celsius.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.|
Elephant bush special feature
Consider as Good luck plant.
Elephant bush uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Elephant bush?
Elephant bush is commonly known as Elephant Bush, Elephant Food, Dwarf Jade, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush
How tall do Elephant bush grow?
On average Elephant bush grows Up to 25.4 Centimeters
How hard is Elephant bush to grow?
How much sunlight does a Elephant bush need?
A Elephant bush prefers Natural indirect/artificial bright light.
How much water does a Elephant bush need?
A Elephant bush prefers watering Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
What kind of soil does a Elephant bush need?
A Elephant bush prefers Soil should be well drain and porus.
What temperature does a Elephant bush like?
A Elephant bush prefers 18-24 degree Celsius.
How often should I fertilize my Elephant bush?
To encourage Elephant bush growth, Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Thank you very much. Love your company and site.
Friday, 28 February 2020
This plant initially takes time to grow.
Friday, 21 February 2020
plant was delivered in excellent condition there was no damage .
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