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A picture of a Pachypodium rutenbergianum

Pachypodium rutenbergianum

Pachypodium rutenbergianum

Full Sun
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

4m

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Pachypodium rutenbergianum Overview

    There are about 13 species of upright, perennial succulents; the shrubs will grow to about 6m. They will tend to grow as a single, fleshy, spine covered column, and they sometimes have 2 or 3 main branches. The stem produces vicious thorns.

    How to propagate Pachypodium rutenbergianum

    Seed

    Propagate by seed in spring or summer.