How to grow Pachypodium lamerei

Pachypodium lamerei growing succulent shrub or small tree of the genus Pachypodium also known as Madagascar Palm, Pachypodium lamerei perennial deciduous plant used as fragrant ornamental plant can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12.

Stem color brown with thorns, the stem shape is wider in the base, like bottle with long neck.

Leaves color green, the leaves elliptic shape with pointed top.

Pachypodium lamerei flower

Flower fragrance in the color white with yellow in the middle the flowers has five petals and can be merged in middle.

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How to grow Pachypodium lamerei 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:
Toxicity, thorns

Planting season:
Winter / Spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Prune for design, can make from the plant tree or shrub

Size of the plant?
1-6 m, 3-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White fragrance with yellow in the middle the flowers has five petals and can be merged in middle

Scientific name: Pachypodium lamerei

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