Pachypodium saundersii var. compacta

jamesfe(b5)October 8, 2005

This one has got fat.

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deefar(zone 5 NY)

Gotta love the fat plants. How cute is that. I don't have this one yet, but come spring.....


    Bookmark   October 8, 2005 at 3:06PM
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cactuspolecat(Tasmania Aust)

WOW! a real fatty man! I love it. How old would that one be?, I have 2 small seedlings of P saundersii that are about as thick as a pencil and a couple of inches tall.


    Bookmark   October 9, 2005 at 7:10AM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Very cute, I want it!

    Bookmark   October 9, 2005 at 11:48AM
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I'm curious if this plant is P. saundersii var. compacta as the branching pattern, the leaves, and the spines looks a lot like those in rosulatum group. But it is a beautiful plant indeed!

    Bookmark   October 9, 2005 at 8:14PM
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I bought this plant at the Michigan C&SS plant sale three years ago. It was grown from seed by one of the members and on the back of the tag is a date of 10-19-01. So soon it will be four years young. Thanks for all your comments.

    Bookmark   October 9, 2005 at 8:28PM
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Meloman was right. The true s v compacta has light green satin leaves..even flat green. I have the real compacta and its a tough,hardy Pachy. You cant kill it if it gets sunlight. Hardy to the mid 20's. JUST slow as slow can be unless you have a heated greenhouse to save some time.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2014 at 11:47PM
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