Pachypodium lamaerii

Common Name: Madagascar Palm

Pachypodium lamaerii, commonly known as Madagascar Palm. Young plants grow up in a straight, single trunk, crowned by a symmetrical crown of leaves on top in palm-like fashion. As it grows older, the base becomes fat and swollen, and beautiful white, fragrant flowers emerge at the crown. Growth is slow and can eventually reach heights of 10ft. Tender to frost; full sun. Appreciates ample watering with a brief dry interval between, fertilize as needed to keep its lush appearance.

  • Type: Cactus
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height: 10 Feet
  • Blooms: White, Spring