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Pachypodium Rosulatum ssp Rosulatum - 5 Seeds - Madagascar Elephants Foot Succul

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Pachypodium Rosulatum ssp Rosulatum - Elephants Foot Palm

5 Seeds

This truly original succulent comes from the island of Madagascar off the East coast of Mozambique. Madagascar has evolved on its own for millions of years, even its dinosaur fossils are found nowhere else, so it is home to some of the most unusual plants on the planet!

A low growing plant which branches early in life. Decent sized plants can be attained from seed in a just a few years. The base is usually smooth, bearing leaf scars, and becomes quite swollen, up to 15 cm in diameter and 30 cm tall. Clusters of large bright yellow flowers, are produced in summer months, even on small 1 or 2 year old plants.

A must have plant for the succulent collection.

Likes full sun, a well drained soil, and left dry in the winter, when it will shed its leaves. Keep above 10°C.