The "smallest" baobab of Madagascar. Usually small (4-5m) but can reach 20m sometimes. The trunk is bottle shaped with a distinct constriction beneath the branches. The crown is irregular. Bark is usually redish brown when mature, but grey and rugous when young. Easily recognizable when young by the serrate leaves. Flowers bright yellow to orange yellow. Fruits globose, with a dense reddish indumentum.
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zone 12 = Winter minimum temperature above 10C (above 50F)
Coastal Tropical Forests
Dry tropical forests
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Resitant to salty sea air Drought-Tolerant
Temperature during winter
Watering during automn-winter
Watering during hot season
Fertilizer during growth
1 soil + 2 humus
Indoor during winter temperature min. 17C
Rarely ( when the substrate is dry )
Regularly but without excess, and especialy during summer