10 years to reach maturity
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Elephant Bush Overview
Portulacaria is a genus with 2 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs with succulent, rounded foliage. Originating from Southern Africa, they produce small, white or pink, cup-shaped blooms borne on fleshy stems and branches. As well as being popular as houseplants, they can also be grown as bonsai.
How to propagate Elephant Bush
Use cactus compost.
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Other uses of Elephant Bush
Grown for its foliage and overall appearance.