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PlantFiles: Butter Tree
Tylecodon paniculatus

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tylecodon (ty-lee-KOD-on) (Info)
Species: paniculatus (pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tus) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
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:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Mar 28, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Small almost caudiciform tree with peeling bark and succulent bright green leaves. A bit frost tender, but survives Pasadena California's yearly frosts. South African native.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Corona, California
Orange, California
Reseda, California
Simi Valley, California



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