Portulacaria - Spekboom

R 35.00

Portulacaria is an attractive and robust succulent shrub species from the Didiereaceae family. It's grown around the globe and is often used ornamentally as a hardy bonsai. It has small round succulent leaves and red stems that can survive arid conditions. In southern Africa, Portulacaria is known as Spekboom and is also used by people for culinary and medicinal purposes. What makes this plant so unique is that it's not only directly useful for both humans and animals, ​but also for promoting a healthier environment by preventing soil erosion and acting as an excellent carbon sponge.

This plant is in a 10cm pot