Elephant bush dropping leaves. HU 3 years ago. We have had this plant for about two months. It was doing well till recently it has been dropping a lot of leaves. Typically succulent house plants like this need much brighter light than is usual in most household interiors, some watering in summer and darn little in winter. Like. 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. USDA Hardiness Zones Height Feet Tall. Spread Feet Wide.
Full Sun to Part Shade. Join the succulent craze with cool little elephant bush! True to its name, elephant bush is a favorite food of elephants in South Africa. You can grow it outdoors if you live in a warm climate that occasionally dips to no lower than 30 degrees. Dec 17, Leaf drop may occur in severe cases.
To save a plant that has been overwatered, re-pot it after removing any rotten roots. Leaf drop can also occur if the elephant bush is underwatered. Dec 11, Cactus and Succulents forum →HELP!!!
Elephant plant dying slowly. If a door closes look for a window! My elephant bush's are dropping leaves like stumpgrind.buzz are sitting on a counter & every morning i have to clean up stumpgrind.buzz's actually 2 different plant that are doing stumpgrind.buzz only thing that has happened to them is a few months back this.
Jun 06, i've had it for nearly a month. everything had been going alright at first. i saved a cluster of succulents that were grouped together at lowes prior to buying this portulacaria and it started dropping leaves and sprouting more that were alot weaker and would drop off almost as soon as it matured and then it just turned into a stick, i know now with having the tag from this recently acquired. Apr 13, Elephant Bush Succulents. Elephant bush plant may get 6 to 20 feet ( m.) tall in habitat where it is a favorite food of elephants.
In the home interior, it is much more likely to remain just a few feet (around 1 m.) tall. The bush has thick succulent brown stems with small tender green leaves that resemble a diminutive jade plant.