Bonsai of Portulaca afra (Spekboom).

Originally posted on Towerkop Nursery:
Indigenous to South Africa this species has been found to extract the most carbon from the air for any tree it’s size. It is found on rocky slopes in arid conditions and flowers in extreme drought conditions. It is a popular bonsai subject because of it’s caudiciform (tree trunk-like) appearance. Pictured is a variegated type. I want it to lean… Continue reading Bonsai of Portulaca afra (Spekboom).