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Portulacaria afra aurea


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Plant Trivia: the common name, “Elephant Food”, comes from the fact that this native of Namibia Africa, is a favorite pachyderm snack plant! We found this yellow form of Portulacaria at the Ruth Bancroft Garden plant sale a few years back, and just love it. It is suitable for pruning into bonsai shapes, or you can just let it grow where it can send branches to cascade in different directions.

Exposure: Sun/Part Shade

Zones: 10-11

4″ pots

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June Hours Mon-Sat 9-4

July & August Hours M-F 9-4,  Sat 9-1pm.

closed on Sundays, closed July 4th


(508) 998.8819
710 High Hill Rd. Dartmouth MA 02747