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Madagascar Ocotillo in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Alluaudia procera

 

Madagascar Ocotillo

Spiny succulent with a fleshy trunk and leaves for storing water. It's deciduous so it loses its leaves in the winter. The flowers are yellowish or whitish-green in crowded clusters at the end of the branches.

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plant Features
  • Madagascar Ocotillo likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Madagascar Ocotillo likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Madagascar Ocotillo is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Madagascar Ocotillo likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Madagascar Ocotillo

Latin name

Alluaudia procera

type

Succulent

family

Didiereaceae

ph

7.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Madagascar Ocotillo likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Madagascar Ocotillo is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Madagascar Ocotillo likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Madagascar Ocotillo likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Madagascar Ocotillo is 2.00meters x 7.00meters 2.00 M 7.00 M

Alluaudia procera

Spiny succulent with a fleshy trunk and leaves for storing water. It's deciduous so it loses its leaves in the winter. The flowers are yellowish or whitish-green in crowded clusters at the end of the branches.


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