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Has emerald green leaves with a little bit of reddish.

1. Take a tip cutting, 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) long, of your Elephant Bush with a clean, sterilized razor blade. Pruning shears, or scissors can bruise the stem, causing delayed healing. 2. Remove the bottom leaves from the stem cutting, leaving a 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) section of the stem bare. shrubhauling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Apr 13, Like most succulents, elephant bush is easy to reproduce from cuttings. Take cuttings in spring or summer for best results.

Let the cutting dry out and callous for a couple of days and then plant the cutting in damp gritty soil in a small pot. Place the cutting in a moderately lit area where temperatures are at least 65 degrees F. (18 C.). Watering “Elephant Bush” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between shrubhauling.buzzacaria afra needs less frequent watering during its dormancy period.

Because the leaves on Portulacaria afra are so thin, it can handle more frequent waterings than other succulents. Portulacaria Afra Elephant Bush Mammoth.

Needless to say, they didn't come back the next year.

The Mammoth Elephant Bush has large leaves almost 2 times the size of the regular Portulacaria Afra. The leaves when old are not too shiny compared to the newly sprouted leaves. The stems are very similar to the regular Elephant Bush. This is a recent addition to our collection. Jul 31, Elephant Bush Care & Growing Guide. 1. Light requirements. The elephant bush loves sunlight and can be in full sun for several hours at a time. But if the plant is not used to a lot of sunlight, you may have to slowly help the plant get used to full direct sunlight.

Slowly increase the time you leave the bush out in the sun over a couple of weeks. Check out our elephant bush cutting selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our succulents shops. Check out our elephant bush succulent selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our craft supplies & tools shops. Succulent. Foliage Color: Unknown - Tell us. Height: in. ( cm) in. ( cm) On Oct 9,Michaelp from Piney Flats, TN This is a nice looking plant.-NOTE -Elephant Ear is not edible-the eating of the leaves has caused death in shrubhauling.buzz roots contain much more toxin than food types of Taro,too much to be safely.