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Portulacaria afra

Portulacaria afra

Portulacaria afra
  1. Common name(s): Elephant Bush
  2. Family: Didiereaceae
  3. Stem cuttings: yes
  4. Leaf cuttings: no
  5. Root cuttings/runners: no
  6. Time: the year round
  7. Lighting: bright to sunny
  8. Soil: mixes for cacti and succulents, bird sand
  9. Temperature: 20 to 30 °C
  10. New growth after: first cuttings root after 8 to 10 weeks
  11. More infos: it’s better to cover the pot with a freezer bag. The images are showing the cultivar Portulacaria afra “Variegata” which isn’t a fast rooter. Probably the green leaved wild type is rooting faster.

Portulacaria afra