Pachypodium succulentum
Pachypodium succulentum
Pachypodium succulentum
Pachypodium succulentum

Pachypodium succulentum (Caudex form)

135,00 lei
Full description and specifications

Pachypodium succulentum is a succulent plant native to South Africa, which is part of the Apocynaceae family. It is appreciated for its succulent trunk, interesting leaves and flowers, being a popular choice for succulent plant collectors and cactus lovers.

Size and shape : Pachypodium succulentum is a dwarf shrub with a short, thick and juicy trunk (caudex), which can reach heights of up to 30-45 cm. The trunk is covered with short thorns and the branches grow near the top of the plant.

Leaves : The leaves are green, lanceolate, about 5-10 cm (2-4 inches) long at maturity. They are arranged spirally around the top of the branches and fall in the dry season, leaving the plant dormant.

Flowers : Pachypodium succulentum produces tubular flowers with white or pale pink petals that appear in spring or summer. The flowers are arranged in inflorescences at the top of the branches.

Cultivation : Pachypodium succulentum prefers well-drained soils and exposure to full or partial sun. The plant is resistant to drought and requires moderate watering. In the case of outdoor cultivation, it is suitable for USDA hardiness zones 9-11, where temperatures do not drop below -6.7 degrees Celsius.

Landscape use : Due to its unusual appearance and small size, Pachypodium succulentum is ideal to be used as an ornamental plant in succulent gardens, xeriscape or in indoor or outdoor pots. The plant can be used as a focal point in arrangements with other succulents or cacti

Height with pots included: approx. 25 cm

Pot diameter: 12 cm

They are sold as plants without flowers. The decorative bowl is not included in the price.