MADAGASCAR PALM

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COMMON NAME
Madagascar Palm
BOTANICAL NAME
Pachypodium lamerei
HEIGHT 12′
WIDTH 5′
EVERGREEN
COLD TOLERANCE 30° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE High
SALT TOLERANCE Medium
FLOWER Large, white, fragrant
flowers at the top of the plant
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Two-horned pod which
breaks open when ripe to release
large seeds with dandelion-like
parachute. Inedible.
COMMENTS Very good plant for
containers or dry areas. Unusual
growth habit, it rarely branches.
Silver-gray trunk with sharp
spines. Originates from
Madagascar.
PRICE 7 gallon $45