Nov 14, The same goes for the temperature. If you suddenly move your Elephant Bush from the warmer area to cooler one (and the opposite), the plant may react by shriveling and dropping leaves eventually. The ideal temperature for your Elephant Bush will be 70 to 85°F (21 to 29°C) during a day and nighttime temperatures should be 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C). When it comes to humidity, try to avoid Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Elephant Bush Dropping Leaves. Help. Close. Vote. Posted by 5 minutes ago. Elephant Bush Dropping Leaves. Help. So I just moved to a place where I really only have access to part sun (east facing) windows and my elephant bush has started dropping leaves since I got here. The leaves don’t seem yellow, but are a lighter green than they used to be.
Dec 11, My elephant bush's are dropping leaves like shrubpruning.buzz are sitting on a counter & every morning i have to clean up shrubpruning.buzz's actually 2 different plant that are doing shrubpruning.buzz only thing that has happened to them is a few months back this started after i got mealies in a small plant i spray the plant end of creepy shrubpruning.buzz was a bunch of other plants around this plant that i treated.
Dec 17, Leaf Drop on an Elephant Bush. Indigenous to South Africa, the elephant bush (Portulacaria afra), also called elephant food and miniature. Jun 06, i seem to be having nothing but problems with my new elephant bush.
i've kept the soil dry and i've kept it at my window trying to give it the best light i can provide but it won't seem to stop dropping leaves. im not sure what i should do about that problem. i'd. I have a portulacaria afra (elephant bush) bonsai dropping leaves! I live in Missouri and this is the first winter I've had this bonsai. It's been dropping leaves ever since I moved it inside but I'm afraid it won't make it back to spring.
Feb 19, Hello eliza, I think your elephant bush is just in a cycle right now of changing its leaves. I see new growth at the nodes. Just be patient, and continue your watering intervals.
The stems looks firm, nothing soggy looking. My elephant bush is staying outdoors here with our overnight temps hitting 30F and daytime highs at 55F to 60F range. Jul 31, The elephant bush does best in areas within hardiness zones 10 and South Africa is where the elephant bush comes from.
If you grow it the right way, the leaves of the elephant plant can be a tasty ingredient. The drought and soak method is the best way to. February 10, |; Uncategorized |; 0 Comments.