The jade plant, also known as the money plant or dollar plant, is a very common succulent houseplant with fleshy leaves. These plants were once given as housewarming presents because they were believed to bring good luck to their owners
Portulacaria afra is the scientific name for elephant bush. South Africa is the home of the South African succulent plant known as elephant bush. These succulents often have green leaves and a reddish stalk. South Africa is the home of the succulent plant known as Elephant Bush. Typically, Elephant Bush has green leaves and a reddish stem
Common Name - Elephant Bush, Dwarf Jade, Small Leaf Jade, Porkbush
Difficulty Level - Easy.
Planting and care
Sunlight Morning sunlight for 3-6 hr
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) of water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Do not overwater the plant.
As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Soil - Soil should be well drained and porous.
Fertilizer - Any organic fertilizer like Vermicompost
It is a great container or indoor plant