Pachypodium namaquanum Family: Apocynaceae. One of the most interesting and popular species of Pachypodium. It is commonly called the "Half Man" because mature plants it kind of looks like a person with frizzy hair from a distance. The leaves on young plants are flat but once it grows some they are wavy. Produces red and yellow flowers when mature. Not difficult to grow. Experiences light frost in its native South Africa & Namibia, but any hard frost can kill it. It is something of a winter grower often growing in cooler weather and going dormant in summer. Though it can be a fickle plant and can be growing or dormant at any time of year.
You will receive a plant shown in image 3 or one similar. Plants shown in a 4" pot. Last image shows a mature plant.
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