Large Leaf Elephant Food
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Also known as
Portulacaria afra macrophylla
Portulacaria afra 'Macrophylla'
How to care for Large Leaf Elephant Food
Large Leaf Elephant Food needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 29th, 2023
San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 32.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.0 megajoules of energy per m2…
Large Leaf Elephant Food love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.
Large Leaf Elephant Food does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Large Leaf Elephant Food after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.