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Madagascar Palm

Pachypodium geayi

Pronunciation: pak-uh-PO-dee-um GAY-ee
SKU #30940

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Description A beautiful and unusual succulent shrub from Madagascar that develops a metallic grey, bottle shaped trunk covered in needles. The trunk is topped by grey-green leaves with a mid-rib that turns bright pink in full sun. Fragrant white flowers with yellow throats appear on mature plants. A frost-tender evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Mature plants bloom in late spring to summer.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 13 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Care Provide very porous, well-drained soil. Shelter from intense afternoon sun in hot, inland regions. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Requires minimal water during cool winter months.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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