I am not a professional nor an expert in Pachypodium taxonomy. Any help with ID and spelling are always welcome. To up-date my list I've been using many books, journals, catalogs and other web-sites. It's been helpful, but I have more work to do. I only ship to the main 48 States. I do ship in the winter. I have 72+ hour heat packs for $3.00 each. No international shipping. Please read the front page for ordering information. Please list the name and number of the plants for ordering. This Pachypodiums can be shipped in there pots or bare-root.


.   Pachpodium densiflorum X stenathum (Pachypodium densiflorum is a caudiciform multi-branched shrublet with a massively swollen trunk that can attain a diameter of up to 2 m and a height of about 70 cm. Its name means literally “dense flowered” which is an apt description of its abundant floral display. It has many short spiny branches from a fat caudiciform trunk. The trunk is smooth, silver with a light green tint and can attain with great age the height of 70 cm and the diameter of 1 m (or more) at the base. The branches are upright, short, tapered and covered with paired conical spines, the epidermis appears shining silver coloured due to the presence of fine greyish-white felt. Leaves are deciduous almost sessile, elliptic to obovate, 5 x 10 cm wide, shining dark olive green above and paler/pubescent below with a lighter middle vein and symmetrical venation. Flowers wil have several (up to 10) clustered on 25-40 cm long erected, scapes growing far above the plant, flowers yellow or sometimes tinted deep. Pedicels usually about 5-7 mm long (but variable from 0 to 24 mm long). Sepals (the green outer whorl of flower parts) usually 5-7 mm long ((but variable from 3 to 9.5 mm). Corolla five-lobed, 1,5-3 cm in diameter, yellow and orange almost flat, with a saucer-like depression in the centre containing the central androecial cone with 5 anthers. Flowers appear in springtime. This specie can flower at a very young age even if it usually takes 2 years. The other half is Pachypodium rosulatum ssp. stenathum. From Madagascar. Cross made and seed grown by my friend Mike Keeling. This one is growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot.) PDXS1 @ $40.00

   Pachypodium cactipes (Synonyms: Pachypodium rosulatum subs. cactipes. Pachypodium rosulatum subs. cactipes is one of the most attractive species in the entire genus that can be grown both indoors, as well as outdoors in warm climates. Pachypodium cactipes may merely represent a southerly form of the Pachypodium rosulatum complex but some authors preferred to recognize it as a distinct species until further research clarifies its affinities. Its rich green glossy foliage, showy yellow flowers on long stems and ease of culture make it one of the more rewarding of the genus. It's habit is shrub-like up to 1 m high, diameter up to 1.50 m, with a squat pachycaul trunk (inflated base). The caudex is mostly spineless, strongly succulent to subglobose and at least apically spiny that turns silver grey as it ages. After the plant first flowers, it begins to branch until it forms a head of short, thick, tapered branches with groups of leaves sprouting from the tips of the branches. Young stems more or less erect. The leaves, which fall in the dry season, form a rosette on the top of branches. They are deciduous, very dark green above, white below, margins revolute. Spines are weak, needle-like, reddish, conical on the upper half of the plant. Flowers are open-faced, canary yellow, at the end of long pedunculate inflorescences, with rather short and wide tubes and hairy ovary. Corolla pale yellow outside, bright yellow inside. The blooming season is late winter and early spring before the leaves appear. The origin and habitat is Northwest of Fort-Dauphin and adjacent areas, Toliara, southern part of Madagascar. Altitude ranges from 70 metres above sea level. These are young plants grow from seed by Mike Keeling. These plants are growing 3 1/2 pots.) PC1 & PC2 @ $25.00 each

  Pachypodium cactipes (same as above) PC3 & PC4 @ $25.00 each

   Pachypodium cactipes (same as above) PC5 @ $25.00

   Pachypodium cactipes (same as above) PC7 & PC8 @ $25.00 each

    Pachypodium cactipes (same as above) PC9 & PC10 @ $25.00 each

   Pachypodium geayi multi-branched #1 (This is a multi-branching form that will branch from the base of the main stem. Pachypodium geayi is an extraordinarily decorative bottle-shaped tree, 4-7(-8) m high whit stem and branches metallic grey thick and succulent. It strongly resemble cereiform cacti, with highly succulent, cylindrical stems armed with sharp spines. Pachypodium geayi is often confused with the more common Pachypodium lamerei, but easily distinguished by having thinner leaves accented with a prominent mid-rib of a different colour than the rest of the leaf and in the hairs which adorn the young branches and the leaves. Pachypodium geayi is one of the largest of the Madagascar species and may be regarded as more decorative than Pachypodium lamerei. Has a pachycaule trunk (caudex) generally unbranched, wholly above ground, columnar, thick, elongated, cigar- or bottle-shaped, 3-6 m long, 15-30 cm in diameter at the base, gradually thickened above up to 40-80 cm, young growth covered entirely with silvery grey felt. Older parts with greyish white to yellowish white papery bark. The trunk contains as much as 91.5% water. Secondary branches: Few to several only at the summit of the trunk, candelabra-like, more or less horizontal, somewhat stubby. starts branching afte first blooming. The leaves are tufted at the very tips of the branches, thin, linear-lanceolate, narrowing at the top, up to 40 cm long, upper surface glossy grey-green or dark-green, with a bright pink mid-rib. Plants that are stressed by intense heat, cold or lack of water tend to have darker leaves, still, almost purple in colour. The plant has white flowers with recurved corolla lobes and exerted stamens on a rather lax inflorescence. Southwest Madagascar, Toliara, Leeu-wenberg, Rapanarivo, Mont Eliva, Mahafaly, Betioky, Tsimanampetsotsa, Menarandra, Manambovo, Ampanihy, Tsiombe, Antananarivo, Tulear. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots.) PGB1 @ $20.00 each

   Pachypodium geayi multi-branched #2 (Same as above. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots.) PGB2 @ $20.00 each

   Pachypodium geayi multi-branched #3 (Same as above. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots.) PGB3 @ $20.00 each

   Pachypodium geayi multi-branched #4 (Same as above. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots.) PGB4 @ $20.00 each

   Pachypodium inopinatum X brevicaul X densiflorum #1 (This is one of the crosses made and grown from seed by my friend Mike Keeling. It has a light canary yellow flower. This plant may or may not have flowers when shipped. This one is growing ib a 4 1/2 inch pot.) PIBD1 @ $45.00

   Pachupodium makayense (Synonyms: Pachypodium rosulatum subs. makayense (Lavranos) Lüthy. Firstly described as Pachypodium makayense by Lavranos 2004 is a local or morphological form of the widespread and variable Pachypodium rosulatum. It has a large shining yellow flower with a white ring around the tube. However the distinguishing characteristics of  P. makayense, appear to fall within the natural variation of P. rosulatum and it should be synonymized with the latter. It is one of the most attractive species in the entire genus that can be grown both indoors, as well as outdoors in warm climates. It’s a moderate grower and an impressive caudex can be steadily developed. In the winters it is deciduous, except in very tropical areas. The origin and habitat is the massif of Makay, in the Menabe, Tulear province, South of Madagascar. Pachypodium makayense on grows step sandstone mountains. Seed grown my friend Mike Keeling. These are growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot.) PM1 @ $25.00

   Pachupodium makayense (same as above) PM2 & PM3 @ $25.00 each

   Pachupodium makayense (same as above) PM5 @ $25.00

   Pachupodium makayense (same as above) PM6 & PM7 @ $25.00 each

   Pachupodium makayense (same as above) PM8 & PM9 @ $25.00 each

   Pachypodium rosulatus ssp. gracilis crest/monstrose graft (Thick stems cresting stems. They do and will flower. Grafted as very small plants on to Pachypodium lamereri. This plant is growing in a 6 inch pot.) PRGgr1 @ $85.00

         Pachypodium rutenbergianum (Pachypodium rutenbergianum is a candelabrum-shaped tree forming a stout, succulent, bottle-shaped trunk and is the largest of the pachypodiums, 3 to 9 m tall (occasionally it may reach 15 m with time). It has a heavily branched crown of thick forking branches. The showy pure white often with yellowish-green centre flowers are large, asymmetrical and smell of perfume. The leaves form around the growth tips of the trunk and branches and have a downward curvature in the length. The trunk is bottle-shaped or cigar shaped up to 6-9 m (or more) in height and 15-100 cm at the base. Bark grey, grey-green or pale silvery brown, smooth or with leaf scars. The branches are heavily armed with spines. First branches narrowly ovoid, 5-20 cm in diameter at the base and tapering at the apex. Branchlets 1-3.5 cm in diameter, covered with spines. The spines paired, conical and laterally compressed, straight or rarely curved, brown, 3-15 mm long, 1-10 mm wide at the base, occasionally with one (or two) ascending central(s) between. Leaves are deciduous only growing at the very tips of the branches, shortly petiolate ( petiole 5-60 mm long, up to 5 mm in diameter, glabrous). Leaves blade softy coriaceous or herbaceous (papery when dried), glossy green, narrowly oblong (2-10 x as long as wide), with pointed ends, cuneate at the base, 3-45 cm long, 1-8 cm wide glabrous, green with a lighter green vein running the length of the leaf on both sides and 35-75 pairs of dark secondare red veins on the underside, tertiary venation reticulate if conspicuous. Large flowers, very pretty and showy, white with a yellow center, sweet-scented. Pachypodium rutenbergianum covers a wide area, ranging from the southwest corner to northwest tip of Madagascar. I grow these from seed. These are a few I cut to make them breach as a young plants. They make a really cool look plant when they get larger. These are growing in 6 inch square pots.) PR1, PR2 & PR3 @ $30.00 each

   Pachypodium sofiense (Synonyms: Pachypodium rutenbergianum var. sofiense. Clearly this tree species, from Madagascar, is related to P. rutenbergianum, but we keep it at the species level. This is a medium-sized tree with large green leaves and a stem lined with spines. The flowers are white and clustered near the stem tips. This species blooms at a smaller size that P. rutenbergianum, which is a much larger plant. Distribution: NW Madagascar. These plants are seedlings in 6 inch pots.) PS1, PS2 & PS3 @ $25.00 each