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Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera

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 Bursera fagaroides
Family: Burseraceae
Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Origin: Northwestern Mexico to southern Arizona
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsOrnamental foliageFragrantDeciduous

A shrub or small tree, widespreading, with a very short, thick, trunk. Develops a swollen trunk, and can be a spectacular specimen. Flower is small, creamy white, borne on long stalks, may be clustered or solitary. Bark is tight and smooth, very attractive, reddish brown and peeling to reveal gray-green. Drought deciduous. Leaves have distinct citrus odor when crushed. Great ready bonsai! The fruit is brown maturing in late fall. The seeds are red, and germinate quite easily. The dried sap of some of the species sold as frankincense.


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 Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera

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Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera

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Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera. A succulent shrub or small tree, with a very short thick trunk. Develops a swollen trunk, and can be a spectacular specimen. Bark is tight and smooth, very attractive, reddish brown and peeling to reveal gray-green. Leaves have distinct citrus odor when crushed. Great ready bonsai! Large size plants with think heavy trunk: only a few plants (Restrictions for collecting from the wild). See picture of developed plants in 7 gal pots.
Plants shipped barerooted (it has very few roots, but large trunk/caudex). Follow succulent care and do not overwater. Branches and leaves will start developing in a few weeks.
RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Adenium Plant Food - Flower and Caudex Booster
SUNSHINE-BC - Caudex booster
Adenium Soilless Mix
Succulent Care. Plant it in well-drained soil mix, water once and keep in warm (75-80F) place in filtered light. Do not water again until soil dries on surface.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Pink N Good Daily Plant Food - Flower Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster

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