Pachypodium is a genus of succulent spine-bearing trees and shrubs, native to Africa. It belongs to the dogbane family, Apocynaceae.
Horombense is a compact plant. The deciduous leaves are narrow, the leaves are dark green with a lighter middle vein and form a rosette around the tips of branches. The trunk is smooth with conical spines and is greenish silver. Branching occurs more frequently and may start from the base. This species has larger yellow flowers in clusters on fairly long peduncles. Horombense should be given full light and plenty of water during the warmer months and less water in the cool months.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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