General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Spread: 4-6 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Flower Time: Other: Infrequent
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Madagascar Ocotillo
  • Arbre Pieuvre
  • Malagasy Ocotillo
  • Madagascan Ocotillo

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  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 5, 2011 3:29 PM concerning plant:
    This plant has a conservation status of "Near Threatened" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. While not currently qualified for the threatened status, it may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future.

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