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

The jade plant is an extremely popular succulent houseplant with fleshy, Sometimes called the money plant or dollar plant, these plants were once thought to bring good luck to their owners so were often given as housewarming gifts.

    What makes it special:
  • Symbol of good luck and fortune.
  • Best for sunny windows and indoor.
  • Easy to care and low maintenance plant.
  • Its leaves resembles like coin.
  • Popular house plant with attractive leaves.
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1Elephant bush, Portulacaria afra, Jade plant (Green) - Succulent Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
34.5 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 Specifications

Plant Height7 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


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • 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.
  • 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

    Ornamental Use:

    • 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?

    A Elephant bush is Easy.

    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.



    Reviews

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Ashwathi Nair

    Friday, 28 February 2020

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Sarthak Markam

    Friday, 21 February 2020

    plant was delivered in excellent condition there was no damage .

    Rupesh Vachhani
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