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Portulacaria afra Big Leaf : fact sheet


Species name:
Portulacaria afra Big Leaf
Common names:
Elephant's foot ,Porkbush ,Spekboom
Description:
Porkbush, Succulent Shrub Tall

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 300cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Succulent ,Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones
Flower season:
Features:
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental

Plant suppliers

4 Plants

Cape Town
cell: 0829201513
tel: 0829227233
email: ehroux@mweb.co.za
Retail stock
Cape Town
tel: 0217892100
email: dean@capedutchgardens.co.za
Retail stock
Malmesbury
cell: 0827754806
tel: 0827754806
email: info@capescapes.org.za
Retail stock

Dr Boomslang's Indigenous Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 0834127546
tel: 021 7120379
email: drboom@iafrica.com
Retail stock

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za
Retail stock