Portulacaria Ducumbent is a creeping succulent plant best used as a ground cover for big sunny spaces in your garden. Also a great succulent to plant in hanging baskets or tall planters to show off how long they can grow. This shrub grows apple green small leaves on red flexible stems.
Native to: South Africa & Swaziland
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
ZONE: 10 (30F)
Recommended light conditions: full sun
Bloom Color: purple
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.
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