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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Bundle of Sticks
  • Dead Stick Plant

Photo Gallery
Location: Baja California
Date: 2020-12-12
Location: Baja California
Date: 2022-10-18
With buds and blooms, 6 inch pot
Location: Baja California
Date: 2020-09-29
Location: Baja California
Date: 2022-10-19
Uploaded by LAGardengirl
Location: Baja California
Date: 2021-11-12
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-11-10
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-03-11
  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Oct 4, 2020 1:15 PM concerning plant:
    Hanging rope-like succulent from Madagascar with small Fockea-ish flowers in the fall. This plant is relatively uncommon in succulent collections, though it grows well from cuttings. Single-stemmed plants can be turned into bushier clumps by regularly cutting stem tips and poking them in the soil to root. The stems are narrow but viewed close up have an interesting uneven texture with tiny white bumps and short hairs. They release white sap when cut. Be prepared for them to succumb to the effects of gravity once they are long enough to poke over the side of the pot. This genus, whose name means "dog choker", is in the Apocynaceae. Provide strong light and excellent drainage.

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