Important Note: The seeds on this page will benefit greatly from using the CAPE Smoke Seed Germination Primer that we use in our own greenhouses. We find we receive significantly better germination results when we use this primer on these types of seeds.
Location: Native to the island of Madagascar (Malagasy
Republic). Used in frost free areas such as south Florida.
Light: Sun to light shade.
Moisture: Fast growth if given fertile soil and moist conditions. Will tolerate dry conditions.
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10. High salt tolerance -- does well near the beach.
Usage: Use as an exotic sculptural accent or in containers indoors and out. Young specimens make tough and easy to grow container plants.