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Madagascar Palm
Pachypodium lameri


Upright plant with stiff thorns and linear waxy leaves; foliage is bright green and arises from a central crown on top of the trunk. Most have a thorny trunk.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: specimen pot plant

Exposure: high

Flower Color: yellow, pink, red

Blooming Period: winter

Height: 3-4' indoors

Width: 1-2' indoors

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow soil to dry between waterings; slow growing; sap is very poisonous.


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