Portulacaria Afra 'Money Plant' Plant Description & Care Instructions Portulacaria Afra is an evergreen perennial plant which grows freely and is easy to care for. This plant is a popular choice for succulent lovers due to its interesting foliage and easy maintenance. Portulacaria Afra is native to southern parts of Africa and enjoys bright sunny positions, however also makes a great houseplant. This variety grows into a small shrubby bush up to 4.5m tall. However it is quite a moderate grower, and would take many many years to reach its full height. It can also be trimmed to keep within your desired size. It is also a popular bonsai variety. The foliage on this plant is vibrant glossy green in colour, and grows from the central stem, small rounded leaves. Portulacaria Afra can tolerate most conditions, but well draining soil is ideal. Its a low maintenance variety, and enjoys plenty of sunlight. Please ensure it is planted in well draining soil. It may become dormant during the cooler winter months, hence watering can be suspended til Spring. Flowers can be expected on mature plants in and will grow as small pink clustered blossoms. This plant is considered to be moderate growing and low maintenance, so you'll have a lush garden in no time with minimal effort! Portulacaria Afra makes a great addition arrangement, and suitable for mass planting, pots, indoors and terrariums. Plant Specifications Your plant will be approx 10-15 cm tall, established with roots with multiple stems. Our plants are posted bare rooted (meaning out of a pot with most dirt removed from roots) to reduce spillage and plant damage. Your plant may vary from the specimen pictured, however we will ensure that it is of a similar size and in good health. Delivery Information We send out all orders on Monday to reduce the amount of time your order is in transit. For quarantine reasons we are unable to post to TAS and WA. We are able to combine postage so get in touch prior to purchase. Local pick up is also welcome from Melbourne, Ringwood 3134. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions. We do our best to estimate shipping costs accurately. If the shipping cost paid is greater than the actual shipping charges, we will happily refund the difference.