Portulacaria afra is a fairly hardy small tree with succulent leaves and ruby red branches. The leaves have a pleasant acidic flavour. After rain it is covered in clear pink to rosy mauve flowers. This very drought resistant tree grows in dry shade under trees or in full sun.
Portulacaria afra is said to be one of the best plants for absorbing carbon dioxide. Plant in well drained soil in full sun.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.