Portulacaria afra variegata

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The popular succulent with a stunning variegated leaf.

Known as 'elephant bush' this popular succulent is well loved for it's multitude of uses. When small it looks fantastic in a pot as a desk or window sill plant. As it gets more mature and stems grow it becomes an obvious candidate as a hanging plant. If you're looking to keep it busy just trim and shape from time to time. In the wild they can reach 2-5 metres tall but in your home they should be much more manageable.

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Plant care

This plant needs the following:

Light

Bright to bright indirect light.

Water

Water when the top 5cm of soil is dry to the touch and let it drain well.

Placement

Near a window, or in a succulent arrangement, these plants love to be hung so they can grow and spill over.

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What you should know...

Pet friendly

Widely eaten by wildlife from elephants to goats, it is also eaten in South African cuisine.

Heat sensitive

The variegated version here is less tolerant of high temperatures than it's all green relative.

Stretching

Like most succulents, Portulacaria is susceptible to stretching if it doesn't get enough light.