Alluaudia comosa

Alluaudia comosa growing shrub‎ of the genus Alluaudia also known as Comosa alluaudia, Alluaudia comosa perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant can grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropics climate.

Leaves color green in round shape next to each leaves there is spines.

Alluaudia comosa bloom

Flower color white, small flowers grow in inflorescence in umbel or ball.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Alluaudia comosa growing and care:

Drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy

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Recommended planting season?
Spring / Autumn

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When is the best time to prune a Alluaudia comosa shrub?
All year

How to prune:
When the is rotten part need to cut one cm bellow the infected area

What is the size of a Alluaudia comosa shrub?
1-4 m 3-12ft.

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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General information about the flower:
White flowers, small flowers grow in inflorescence in umbel or ball.

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