Alluaudia Procera 'Madagascar Ocotillo'
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The Alluaudia procera is a long stem succulent from Madagascar, hence its other name Madagascar Ocotillo. It is covered with pairs of small round leaves, and sharp spikes. A real collectors plant. In the winter months this Alluaudia procera usually loses its leaves which regrow in summer. This Alluaudia procera is threatened in its native Madagascar.
From spring onwards water cacti and succulents freely, allowing excess water to drain away. The soil should be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings. Full Sun.
Several lemur species feed heavily on Alluaudia procera in its native Madagascar!
Alluaudia procera care level
This Alluaudia procera is easy-care, great for beginners.
Where should I put this Alluaudia procera?
likes bright indirect light, it will also enjoy a sunny spot, so it’s not a fussy plant but will burn in full sun.
How should I water this Alluaudia procera?
Water when the top two inches of soil are dry, make sure you don’t overwater this plant.
Should I feed Alluaudia procera?
Feed once a month in spring and summer with liquid plant food. Why not try our own vegan, organic plant food?
Is this plant suitable if I have pets?
This plant is toxic to cats and dogs.
What size is this plant?
W10cm x H30cm
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All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot