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.
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.
||7 inch (18 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Elephant Bush, Dwarf Jade, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush
Planting and care
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Elephant bush care
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.
||Morning sunlight for 3-6 hrs
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.
||Soil should be well drained and porous.
||Any organic fertilizer like Vermicompost.
Elephant bush uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant