Just about anyone can grow this plant. It is great for beginners as it requires
very little care and can go some time without water. It is also a great bonsai
every plant looks like it was worked on by a bonsai expert. It has the appearance
of being an old plant when young and can develop a caliper really fast. Very
easy to work with, the only thing needed is a little bit of trimming to make
the top of the plant look like a tree canopy.
Portulacaria afra is a relative of the the Jade plant (Crassula) and
resembles a miniature version with smaller leaves.
We have been growing Portulacarias for almost 30 years and we have never seen
1 flower but have heard that they do flower in their country of origin (South
Africa). This succulent can get to be very big but most of the time it is
All pictures are for reference purposes only.
We sell pre-bonsai plants in plastic nursery pots only.
ORIGIN : South Africa
SIZE : 8' if stalked, usually
: full sun
let dry before watering
MIN. TEMP. : low 30's
FLOWER : never before seen in FL
people in other countries have e-mailed us pictures of the flowers before
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