Red Stem Plant

Red Stem Plant

Portulacaria afra

“Elephant Bush” Native to Africa, In habitat, this plant forms large “thickets” and are fed upon extensively by elephants. Rounded, very succulent emerald green leaves accent the mahogany color of the stems. Excellent as landscape subjects, patio plants. Fast-growing plants, protect from frost. In the midst of maroon stems, ovate leaves with clustered ends resemble a forest of miniature trees.

Uses: Freeways, patio Plants, Landscape

Full Sun to Part Shade

Zone 9-11

Height 6′