How to grow Pachypodium saundersii from cuttings

Pachypodium saundersii
  • Common name(s): Madagascar Palm
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Stem cuttings: yes
  • Leaf cuttings: no
  • Root cuttings/runners: no
  • Time: the year round
  • Lighting: bright to part sunny with morning, evening or winter sun
  • Soil: mixes for cacti, indoor plants, herbs or vegetables
  • Temperature: 20 to 30 °C
  • New growth after: first roots are shown after 4 to 8 weeks
  • More infos: contact with the plant sap can cause skin irritation.
    Wear gloves when working with Pachypodium saundersii.
    Let cut surface callous over before potting. Therefor place them on a sun protected place.
    The cuttings root better if the pot is covered with a freezer bag or placed in a indoor greenhouse.

Pachypodium saundersii

Pachypodium saundersii

Pachypodium saundersii

Most of the leaves should be removed. They would dy back anyway.

Pachypodium saundersii

Pachypodium saundersii

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