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Plant Identification: Need an ID on this plant.

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OldWrangler
Spring, TX

November 16, 2012
6:34 PM

Post #9335072

Don't know if it blooms. Just came in as an unmarked bonus plant with an order. Anyone recognize it

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growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


November 16, 2012
6:49 PM

Post #9335082

Portulaca
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

November 16, 2012
9:25 PM

Post #9335204

I think Growin means Portulacaria
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/350/
singhg45
Delhi
India

November 17, 2012
12:23 AM

Post #9335234

Yes Portulacaria afra, the elephant bush
Gabi65
Newcastle(NSW)
Australia
(Zone 10a)

November 17, 2012
5:10 AM

Post #9335288

We called it a Jade plant, Crassula, Lucky plant. There is a Jade plant with bigger leaves which flowers. I have never seen this one flower, but it makes lovely pot plants and will grow quite big. They will grow from cuttings and can be really attractive if pruned judiciously and not left to grow enormous and ungainly as you can see here, below:

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

November 17, 2012
5:53 AM

Post #9335316

And they make great Bonsai displays.
OldWrangler
Spring, TX

November 17, 2012
6:45 AM

Post #9335359

Thanks to all. Y'all are always right on with these difficult ID's.
singhg45
Delhi
India

November 17, 2012
11:30 AM

Post #9335571

Jade plant, is a totally different plant Crassula ovata, a taller plant, larger leaves and profuse flowering. This one better named as elephant plant or dwarf jade plant is smaller plant, hardly coming to flower in cultivation...Portulacaria afra

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