1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

variegated elephant bush

Portulacaria afra f. variegata

Elephant bush plant may get 6- to 20-feet tall in habitat where it is a favorite food of elephants. As a housepant it will remain just a few feet tall! Thick, succulent, brown stems are covered with small, tender green leaves edged in white. Plants resemble a small jade. Tends to grow in a trailing habit when it get’s very large in the greenhouse.