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Alluaudia montagnacii
Scientific Name: Alluaudia montagnacii Rauh
Family: Didiereaceae
Alluaudia montagnacii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 11-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Southern western plain of Madagascar

Growth Habits: Tree, up to 40 feet tall (12 m), columnar or little branched, 1 inch long black-tipped thorns (2.5 cm), 0.6 inch long leaves (1.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Little to no water from November to March

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds


The stems are similar to Alluaudia procera.

Cultural Practices:
Can be trimmed severely to keep in a container.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow green flowers with green fleshy bracts, cream perianth.

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