General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Elephant Bush
  • Spekboom
  • Porkbush
  • Elephant's Food
  • Small Leaf Jade

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  • Posted by Dutchlady1 on Sep 15, 2012 8:20 AM concerning plant:
    I find this one slower growing and more pendulous than the non-variegated form.
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LizDTM On March 5, 2017 Transplanted
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