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

The succulent Pachypodium rosulatum is commonly known as the Elephant foot tree or the Cactus Pachypodium. This exotic species grows to a height of 5 feet in its natural habitat. Still, in the garden, it is a shrubby caudiciform characterized by a bottle-shaped swollen spineless trunk. This brownish-silver plant has several arms marked by thorns. The Elephant foot leaves grow in a rosette formation, dark-green and elliptical in shape. Native to Madagascar & South Africa, it belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Between Spring and summer, the plant bears unique yellow-colored flowers. It requires full to partial sun for the best growth. It can tolerate sub-zero temperatures, but it is always safer to get it inside during winters as it is not frost-hardy. The winter-dormant Elephant foot plant has a moderate growth rate.

Growth Rate

This attractive plant has a moderate growth rate.

Flowering

Between Spring and summer, the Elephant's foot plant bears yellow-colored flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Offer infrequent watering to the plant during the growing season and stop watering from late Fall to early Spring.

Soil

One important Elephant's foot plant care tip is that it requires well-drained soil for staying healthy.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for this succulent is 10a to 11b. It is not frost-hardy; hence, get it indoors during winter.

Light

This species requires full to partial sun to grow happily.

Propagation

The best way of propagation is through seeds. You can use stem cuttings for propagation as well.

There are a few places on the Earth where it is believed that the Elephant's foot is a medicinal plant. However, please consult with an expert before using it accordingly. You can buy the Pachypodium rosulatum for sale from Planet Desert.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Pachypodium rosulatum
Common Name Elephant's Foot Plant
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Red
Growth Habit Rosetteforming
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 6a
Mature Size 2530 cm
Native Area Madagascar.
Resistance 22 f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Pachypodium rosulatum

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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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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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.

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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The succulent Pachypodium rosulatum is commonly known as the Elephant foot tree or the Cactus Pachypodium. This exotic species grows to a height of 5 feet in its natural habitat. Still, in the garden, it is a shrubby caudiciform characterized by a bottle-shaped swollen spineless trunk. This brownish-silver plant has several arms marked by thorns. The Elephant foot leaves grow in a rosette formation, dark-green and elliptical in shape. Native to Madagascar & South Africa, it belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Between Spring and summer, the plant bears unique yellow-colored flowers. It requires full to partial sun for the best growth. It can tolerate sub-zero temperatures, but it is always safer to get it inside during winters as it is not frost-hardy. The winter-dormant Elephant foot plant has a moderate growth rate.

Growth Rate

This attractive plant has a moderate growth rate.

Flowering

Between Spring and summer, the Elephant's foot plant bears yellow-colored flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Offer infrequent watering to the plant during the growing season and stop watering from late Fall to early Spring.

Soil

One important Elephant's foot plant care tip is that it requires well-drained soil for staying healthy.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for this succulent is 10a to 11b. It is not frost-hardy; hence, get it indoors during winter.

Light

This species requires full to partial sun to grow happily.

Propagation

The best way of propagation is through seeds. You can use stem cuttings for propagation as well.

There are a few places on the Earth where it is believed that the Elephant's foot is a medicinal plant. However, please consult with an expert before using it accordingly. You can buy the Pachypodium rosulatum for sale from Planet Desert.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Pachypodium rosulatum
Common Name Elephant's Foot Plant
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Red
Growth Habit Rosetteforming
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 6a
Mature Size 2530 cm
Native Area Madagascar.
Resistance 22 f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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