Portulacaria afra | Porkbush tree for sale | Spekboom te koop
Porkbush is a small. evergreen, water wise tree with a shrub-like growth form. It has edible fresh-green, fleshy leaves and bears purple flowers, sometimes in profusion. Portulacaria afra is a favorite food source for almost all game. It is an easy grower with non-aggressive roots. The species is slightly frost sensitive.
A few gardening ideas:
Portulacaria afra is a striking tree for a small, water wise garden. Plant it as a focal point or use it as a screening tree up to 2m high. It does well in a container and is also a popular bonsai.
Value to honeybees: Nectar, N0-2; Pollen, P0-1; Flowering months 9-3, (11-1). (See blog-post "The bee-value of South Africa's trees" for an explanation of codes)
For more information on this species go to PlantZAfrica Portulacaria afra, Porkbush, Spekboom
Currently only available in 50L
Portulacaria afra (Porkbush) in 50L for sale.
Recommended retail price-50L