The elephant bush is a common succulent native to South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental plant, this plant is a great choice for any beginner succulent collector as it is very low maintenance and its dense bright green leaves are an essential look. The elephant bush has small, round pad-like leaves with thick reddish brown stems and can grow as a tree or a small shrub depending on your planting preferences.
Plant Care tips
- Lighting: These plants prefer bright indirect sunlight.
- Temperature: Ideally, it should be placed in the temperature range of 65° F to 85° F.
- Fertilizing: Feed monthly in the spring through fall with a general-purpose indoor plant fertilizer.
Watering: Water enough to keep the soil moist, but not wet or saturated. Water when the top inch of the soil is dry.