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Alluaudia procera/Madagascan Ocotillo

Alluaudia procera / Alluaudia procera
Plant in early spring
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Plant in early spring

Rounded, green leaves

A succulent that can attain a 50 foot height in its native habitat

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Scientific Name: Alluaudia procera
Common Name: Madagascan Ocotillo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: A dioecious succulent that attains a height of over 50 feet in its native habitat but is generally seen at lower heights and at aboout 6 feet in containers. It has white flowers in spring and drops its green, rounded leaves as temperature drops during the cool season. Estaablished plants are drought and deer tolerant.