Pachypodium lamerei madagascar palm plant
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Also known as Madagascar Palm, this succulent plant has large thorns and leaves mostly just at the top of the plant. It will produce large, fragrant flowers. The species has become one of the best known Pachypodiums in cultivation. Pachypodium lamerei has a tall, silvery-gray trunk covered with sharp 6.25 cm spines. Long, narrow leaves grow only at the top of the trunk, like a palm tree. It rarely branches. When growing outdoors, it can reach up to 6 meters. When grown indoors, it will slowly reach 1.2-1.8 meters tall.
Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 13,25, USDA: 10-12
Frost tolerance: Semi tender, protect it, or keep it in container
Sun exposure: Light shade
Growth habits: Deciduous tree, 8" tall (2.4 m), or more with optimal conditions
Watering needs: Regular water when the plant has leaves, else occasional water
Propagation: Seeds, cuttings
Blooming habits: Large, fragrant flowers
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz