Pachypodium: Identification, plant Growth and reproduction

Learn about the plant

Pachypodium is a genus of 13 varieties of shrubby or shrub-like, perennial succulents from mostly arid parts of Namibia, S. Africa, and Madagascar. Many have irritated, irregularly designed caudices and very thicker, thorny stems. Diurnal, salverform to funnel- or bell-shaped plants are produced usually in terminal clusters, in the summertime. Pachypodium is a strange plant. Unfortunately, it is not a reasonably easy grow to grow – it needs to have dazzling light and damp air. Avoid straight sunlight and droughts.

Plant growth conditions

Comfortable – minimal 60F in the winter months. As much gentle as is possible. Hue from the hot sun. Develop in a common cactus potting blend or even in soil-significantly less planting combine.

Maintain rich compost constantly moistened – minimize watering in the winter months—mist results in commonly.

Plant reproduction

Acquire come-hint cuttings at the end of spring. Use a rooting hormonal agent and supply base warmth. Sow seed at 66-75 F (19-24 C)