Posted 2M ago by @Nocturnal666

Brand new plant

Just purchased my first Elephant Bush and was looking for some advice. I repotted because roots were already growing out the nursery pot when I purchased. I kept the "root ball" intact for the most part. Did pull a little off the top area just to get rid of some dead debris and such. I noticed the stems aren't all connected towards a center base. I'm not sure if that's normal for this species or if the nursery planted multiple stems in 1 container. Again, replanted as is in a new terracotta pot that's about 1/2 inch bigger than the root ball of the plant. Was this the way to go? Should I have done something different? Any advice and tips on these plants appreciated.

1ft to light, direct
5” pot with drainage
Last watered 3 days ago
From my experience, what you described with the stems not being connected is what my plant has. They are really slow growers so I think the 1/2” will serve it well. It’s a desert plant from what I understand, so it likes to dry out between waterings, and mine is in a full sun window just living its best life!