Elephant's FootAdenium arabicum

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Origin Arabia, Tropical Africa
Type Succulent shrub
Soil Sandy
Watering

Watering Frequency Summer only
Sunlight

Suitable for Bonsai

Yes

Min. Temperature

10 °C

H1b Subtropical

The Elephant foot is a succulent shrub that can grow up to 2–5 metres (4–10 feet) tall and can live to well over a hundred years.

It produces gorgeous red to pinkish flowers, which bloom in spring and autumn. They look likestars.

The leaves are arranged in a spiral formation, and can grow to 15 cm (6 inches) long.

The sap of this plant is poisonous, so keep it well away from children or animals.

This stunning looking plant will add a touch of beauty and elegance to any home.

Fun Fact

  • The poisonous sap is used as arrow poison for hunting large game in Africa, and as a fish poison

Growing Information

  • This is a very slow growing plant
  • It may take several years before flowering

Safety Precautions

  • The sap of this plant is poisonous, so keep it well away from children or animals
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