Aug 13, Take the Cuttings. Cut the elephant bush stem 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10cm) from the end at an angle. Alternatively, you can cut the thicker branch leaving 1 or 2 small stems on each section. Leave the cutting for a few minutes so the end will form a scab then dip into the growth hormone powder if using. Plant the shrubnotch.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins. Check out our elephant bush succulent cuttings selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shrubnotch.buzzg: Edgartown MA.
Apr 13, Like most succulents, elephant bush is easy to reproduce from cuttings. Take cuttings in spring or summer for best results. Let the cutting dry out and callous for a couple of days and then plant the cutting in damp gritty soil in a small pot. Place the cutting in a moderately lit area where temperatures are at least 65 degrees F. (18 C.).Missing: Edgartown MA.
Watering “Elephant Bush” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between shrubnotch.buzzacaria afra needs less frequent watering during its dormancy period. Because the leaves on Portulacaria afra are so thin, it can handle more frequent waterings than other shrubnotch.buzzg: Edgartown MA.