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My Madagascar Palm In The Dome

In this post I share everything I have learned growing a Madagascar Palm in my home greenhouse.   I wouldn’t mind having a few in my dome growing space in this post I share why.  Be sure to scroll down to see videos featuring this plant and growing tips.

Madagascar Palm

The Madagascar Palm was a gift from a friend who started the plant from seed.  This plant has been growing in my dome greenhouse since 2016.  It has been a treat to watch it get taller and tackle the different temperatures in my dome.  In the video below I share what the plant looks like in year 6 in my dome greenhouse.   Questions can be submitted on my website.

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About the Madagascar Palm

One important fact about this plant is it loves sunshine and heat.  I have only grown this variety in my dome greenhouse in the space that gets the most light.  The Madaascar does best in hardiness zones 9a-11.  I recommend growing it in a container so you can control the amount of water it gets and sunshine.

Keep in mind that the plant is said to be poisonous if ingested.  It is also a good idea to keep the plant up and away from traffic because of its sharp spikes.

The plant can grow to  be 10-15 feet tall and 6 feet wide over time.  This cactus also known as the Pachypodium lamerei  is from Madagascar, Africa.  If mine gets this big I will have to rebuild my dome greenhouse!

More Information about this plant can be found on the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens Website. I hope to visit this location someday in the near future to share more with you.

More Post On My Site 

Here are some additional shares about cactus and succulent on my website.  

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Thank you for checking out my post today about the Madagascar Palm.  I would love to hear from you and what you thought of this information.  Please be sure to leave comments on the section below feature on my website.

Happy Gardening,

Bren Haas


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Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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