Variegated Elephant Food (Portulacaria afra 'Variegata')

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Showy arching succulent with small slightly ovate variegated leaves on a contrasting dark reddish-brown stem. Great for succulent gardens where some height is needed. Use as a single specimen plant as a background element. Also known as Rainbow Bush. If used in containers, plant will tend to stay much smaller which is why Bonsai experts love Portulacaria. It's extremely drought tolerant and can tolerate many soil types, however prefers well-drained. Hardy to 30 deg. F. USDA Zones 10-11.

Foliage:

Evergreen

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun/Lite Shade

Mature Height:

6-7'

Mature Width:

4-5'

Water needs:

Low

Bloom Season:

Summer