The Mini Jade 'Portulacara afra' Bonsai is a charming and compact bonsai tree that belongs to the Crassulaceae family. It is a variety of Portulacaria afra, a succulent plant native to South Africa, and has been meticulously trained and shaped to showcase its unique characteristics.
Mini Jade's are highly prized for its small size and its ability to develop a thick, bonsai-like trunk over time. The trunk has a smooth, grayish-brown bark that adds to its aesthetic appeal. The leaves of this bonsai are small, round, and fleshy, with a glossy green coloration that gives the tree a vibrant and lively appearance.
One of the distinctive features of the Dwarf Jade Bonsai is its ability to store water in its leaves and stems, making it an ideal choice for bonsai enthusiasts who appreciate drought-tolerant plants. This adaptation allows the bonsai to survive in arid conditions and contributes to its resilience and ease of care.
The Mini Jade 'Portulacara afra' Bonsai is a popular choice among bonsai enthusiasts, especially those who appreciate the unique characteristics of succulent plants. Its compact size, drought tolerance, and attractive foliage make it a delightful addition to any bonsai collection or as a decorative accent in indoor spaces. With proper care and attention, this bonsai can thrive and bring beauty and tranquility to its surroundings.
Bonsai Tree Features:
This Bonsai is 17" tall, measured from the table to the top of tree. The spread is 11"