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Pachypodium lamerei

Pachypodium lamerei

Pachypodium Lamerei, commonly known as Madagascan palm, is a perennial member of the Apocynaceae family. It has a succulent grey stem covered with sharp thorns. The green leaves are simple, lanceolate and surround the crown. This plant produces tubular white flowers and cucumber-like follicles.


Datasheet

Common NameClub Foot/ Madagascar Palm
Botanical namePachypodium lamerei
FamilyApocynaceae
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageSemi-evergreen
Basic Colourwhite
Height6 -> 10 m
HabitatDry and open forests
Altitude0 – 750 m
Bloom TimeMay -> June
Plant TypeSucculent,
Ornamental
Fruit TypeFollicle
different tolerancesHardy
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesNo active subsances known
USDA Zone9 (-7), 10 (-1), 11 (+4)
Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony, Sandy, Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings, Self sows
Germinationtell us
Pests/ DiseasesDisease free

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