Welcome to The Bio Dude!
*The plant pictured is not necessarily the plant you will receive, but will be same size and shape*
Common Name: Elephant Feed
Scientific Name: Portulacaria afra
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals: *This is a smaller plant which can be delicate and should be planted with smaller animals to avoid damage*
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraSahara, Some TerraAranea
Soil Depth: Shallow
Humidity & Misting: 0%-40% / Not Recommended
Mature Plant Size & Root System: This small-leaved succulent bush can grow to be very large with age, but in most terrarium settings can be maintained at a smaller size or pruned to form a tree-like appearance. Shallow fibrous root system
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: High heat/drought tolerance / Background or corner piece
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Non-Toxic if consumed and in the wild is actually eaten by Elephants-- hence the common name!
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 4" potted Elephant Feed plant / *Plant will be 8"-12" at time of shipping. Plant is Shipped bare root wrapped in newspaper and packaged individually when ordered