Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  
Commiphora humbertii  

Look no further than the Commiphora humbertii, a slow growing caudiciform. The name of the genus comes from the Greek words "gum" and "carrying" for the resin's balsamic-like scent.  

Commiphora humbertii is a rare and endangered species of plant that is native to Madagascar. It belongs to the Burseraceae family and is known for its medicinal properties. The plant has been traditionally used to treat various ailments such as fever, inflammation, and respiratory problems. Its resin has also been used as incense and in perfumes. Due to habitat loss and overexploitation, the species is facing a high risk of extinction.  

This stunning  Commiphora succulent boasts unique features such as a short stem that can reach a height of 15 inches that cascades gracefully from its trunk and blooms have a greenish-yellow hue.  

It grows best in soil that drains well, needs minimal watering, and prefers full sunlight. It thrives best in the USDA zone 9-11 and typically grows indoors. It can be easily propagated by stem cuttings and seeds. 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Commiphora humbertii
Dormancy Winter
Family Burseraceae
Flower Color Greenish, yellow
Genus Commiphora
Growth Habit Dense, compact
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 15 in. tall
Native Area Madagascar
Plant Type Succulent shrub
Propagation By seeds, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix.
Special Features Unique foliage
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Low

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Commiphora humbertii  

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Look no further than the Commiphora humbertii, a slow growing caudiciform. The name of the genus comes from the Greek words "gum" and "carrying" for the resin's balsamic-like scent.  

Commiphora humbertii is a rare and endangered species of plant that is native to Madagascar. It belongs to the Burseraceae family and is known for its medicinal properties. The plant has been traditionally used to treat various ailments such as fever, inflammation, and respiratory problems. Its resin has also been used as incense and in perfumes. Due to habitat loss and overexploitation, the species is facing a high risk of extinction.  

This stunning  Commiphora succulent boasts unique features such as a short stem that can reach a height of 15 inches that cascades gracefully from its trunk and blooms have a greenish-yellow hue.  

It grows best in soil that drains well, needs minimal watering, and prefers full sunlight. It thrives best in the USDA zone 9-11 and typically grows indoors. It can be easily propagated by stem cuttings and seeds. 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Commiphora humbertii
Dormancy Winter
Family Burseraceae
Flower Color Greenish, yellow
Genus Commiphora
Growth Habit Dense, compact
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 15 in. tall
Native Area Madagascar
Plant Type Succulent shrub
Propagation By seeds, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix.
Special Features Unique foliage
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Low

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