Portulacaria afra variegata, Variegated Elephant Bush (0.3m)


Portulacaria afra variegata, also known as Variegated Elephant Bush, is very similar to other succulent plants. It requires dryer climates, well-drained soil and less water.


Sunlight: Direct or Partial Sunlight

Water: Only water when soil is fully dried out. Avoid over-watering.

Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling soild fertiliser over the soil.

Plant Size: Approx. 30cm (vary in sizes)

Rootball Size: 15cmø x 12cmH

Pot Type: Plant comes in a brown plastic landscape pot (with drainage holes)


* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.

* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size



Soil for Portulacaria afra

Portulacaria afra should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix that is suitable for growing succulent plants (consisting of perlite/pumice, potting soil and sand). A lightweight soil for Portulacaria afra needs to provide good drainage and give roots room to grow.

Light Requirements

All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.

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