Pachypodium growing succulent shrub or small tree of the genus Pachypodium also known as Madagascar Palm, Pachypodium perennial deciduous plant used as fragrant ornamental drought tolerant plant can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12.
Stem color brown with thorns, the stem shape can be wider in the base with long neck, round, oval or shapeless.
Leaves color green, the leaves elliptic shape with or without pointed top.
Flower fragrance, color can be: yellow, white, red or pink in the middle mostly yellow color, flowers have five petals and can be merged in middle, the flowers grow on stems.
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Requirements for Pachypodium growing and care:
Well drained soil, no more than light frost
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter / Spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Prune for design, can make from the plant tree or shrub
Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
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:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White, pink, red or yellow fragrance flower mostly with yellow in the middle the flowers have five petals and can be merged in middle