Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium rosulatum

Pachypodium rosulatum

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Pachypodium rosulatum

Cultivation and Propagation: Pachypodium rosulatum is one of the most attractive species in the entire genus that can be grown both indoors, as well as outdoors in warm climates. It's a moderate grower and an impressive caudex can be steadily developed. In the winters it is deciduous, except in very tropical areas. Pretty cold sensitive- supposedly prone to rot if wet in winter cold. It may be grown as a specimen among rocks and low-growing plants in a hot rockery. It may also be grown in a heavy container on the sunny patio.
Watering: Water sparingly in the heat of the growing season to encourage new growth, foliage and flowering, and give extra well-drained soil to avoid waterlogged conditions, no water from late autumn to mid-spring. The watering program will change depending on temperatures and stage of growth, but it is best not to let this plant dry out completely for any length of time. Indoors it is best to keep it on the dry side, or it is prone to rot. Outdoors it must be protected from the rain in winter. Do not let this specimen sit damp in cool weather. The older it gets the less water it must receive!
Hardiness: It is sensitive to cold and should be kept totally dry in winter at or around 10°C, but it demonstrates some cold resilience if dormant and the soil is bone dry in winter. Protect from frost. It tends to lose its leave and go dormant in winter (USDA Hardiness zones: 10 - 11).
Exposure: It like full sun to light shade.


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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Elephant's Foot Plant
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 22 f
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 6a
Height 25-30 cm
Origin Madagascar.
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Pachypodium rosulatum
Shape Rosette-forming
Sun Exposure Full sun
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Tiny, shriveled.

Plant was way too small for 4” pot. Would have been small for a 2” pot. Not only that, it was shriveled, like it hadn’t been watered for a long time, not just from shipping.

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Pachypodium rosulatum

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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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