21 March 2019 – Shamwari.com
Spekboom (Portulacaria Afra) is a succulent plant found in South Africa. One of the many Spekboom facts is that it is indigenous to the Eastern Cape province and has been deemed as a miracle plant by many. It is a bright green, small-leaved plant with a contrasting red stem found in Southern Africa that seems ordinary but don’t be fooled – it is a very special plant! Shamwari Private Game Reserve are lucky enough to be a home for this plant.
Interesting Facts About the Spekboom Plant & Its Uses
Spekboom is a sprawling shrub or small tree; occurring in karroid (semi-desert) areas and bushveld. It is usually found in rocky places and grows prolifically in parts of the Eastern Cape. The leaves are circular and bright green or pale grey. The plant has a glossy red-brown trunk and bears a dense crown of succulent leaves and stems…