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Whipstick-Porkbush

Portulacaria armiana

Also known as

Large-Leafed Spekboom, Grootblaar-Spekboom, Sweepstok Spekboom

Full Sun
Advanced care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Whipstick-Porkbush Overview

Portulacaria armiana is a large succulent-leafed shrub bearing grey-green leaves and long perennial whipstick-like branches with sprays of soft white flowers. It is endemic to the lower Orange River Valley, growing in the Ai-Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier National Park. A very hardy, drought-tolerant plant best grown in desert and succulent karoo gardens. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape.

Special features of Whipstick-Porkbush

Drought resistant