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Nov 14, If your Elephant Bush starts to lose leaves, this can be a sign of few problems. Whatever it is your plant is struggling with, these tips can help you have healthy Elephant Bush again.

It was doing well till recently it has been dropping a lot of leaves.

Watering. The primary cause of Elephant Bush losing leaves is overwatering. Too much water prevents pant to get enough oxygen, which encourages fungal rot bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins. 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.

Jul 31, Leaf drop occurs when the leaves of the elephant bush fall off of the stem suddenly. This happens because the roots at the bottom of the plant have developed funguses from being overwatered too many times. It can kill the plant quickly, so you must take action. First, repot the bush into brand new soil and remove any diseases root that you can bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins.

Elephant bush dropping leaves. HU 3 years ago. it will take a few years to get to this size again. You may be better off to buy a new one with good healthy roots at a nursery. If you want to buy the same type as you have, take a branch of it into the nursery.

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Golden yellow flowers of turpentine bush herald the arrival of fall. Dec 17, Leaf drop can also occur if the elephant bush is underwatered. Not enough water causes the leaves to dry up and sometimes drop off. Elephant bushes should be watered more often in summer and less. Dec 11, My elephant bush's are dropping leaves like are sitting on a counter & every morning i have to clean up's actually 2 different plant that are doing 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 was a bunch of other plants around this plant that i treated.

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. Portulacaria Afra Elephant Bush Mammoth. The Mammoth Elephant Bush has large leaves almost 2 times the size of the regular Portulacaria Afra. The leaves when old are not too shiny compared to the newly sprouted leaves. The stems are very similar to the regular Elephant Bush. This is a recent addition to our collection.