Fouquieria purpusii
Fouquieria purpusii
Fouquieria purpusii

Fouquieria purpusii

(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).

This plant is grown from seeds, native to Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico, this plant will grow a fat swollen caudex base, the trunk has a very unique light brown and scared brown marks produced by old leaves. This plant can grow up to 12" tall.

Sun: Full Sun
Flowers: White


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Blooming Season Mid spring to early summer
Common Name Candlewood
Dormancy -
Family Fouquieriaceae
Flower Pale yellow to white
Frost Tolerance 25 to 30°f
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height 10-15 ft.
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Fouquieria purpusii
Shape Columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

Fouquieria purpusii

SKU: 346

Regular price $ 56.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 182): Computation results in '-Infinity'%
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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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