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Madagascar Palm

Madagascar Palm

$48.00

The “Madagascar Palm” Pachypodium lamerei, is a flowering plant native to Africa the island of Madagascar.

This plant is not a cactus or a palm tree but gets labeled as one. The barrel stem of the ‘Cactus Palm’ is covered with thick spines. It carries an umbrella of shiny green leaves at the top of the trunk.

This succulent plant has an unusual combination of tropical leaves making Pachypodium plants look like a member of a desert cactus family and makes for a real conversation piece.

The Madagascar Palm grows quickly and may reach up to three feet in just a couple of years.

Plants and pots sold separately.

Bright indirect to direct light.

Water thoroughly, let soil dry out between watering. Decrease watering in winter.

No - Can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction.

Pachypodium means “thick foot,” which is fitting. The plant is a stem succulent plant. These plants primarily conduct photosynthesis through the stem instead of the leaves.

Light

Bright indirect to direct light.

Water

Water thoroughly, let soil dry out between watering. Decrease watering in winter.

Pet Friendly?

No - Can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction.

General Care Tips

Pachypodium means “thick foot,” which is fitting. The plant is a stem succulent plant. These plants primarily conduct photosynthesis through the stem instead of the leaves.