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PlantFiles: Pachypodium
Pachypodium rosulatum var. gracilius

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pachypodium (pak-uh-PO-dee-um) (Info)
Species: rosulatum var. gracilius

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive acactus On Sep 15, 2011, acactus from Silverado, CA wrote:

Plants out of Africa was the source of this plant. It loves heat & needs frequent watering in warm to hot weather. The older it gets the less water it receives, in winter I water only once a month if at all. My plant is grown outdoors in a pot, it is protected from the rain in winter.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grenoble,
Phoenix, Arizona
Orange, California
Upland, California
Waukegan, Illinois



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