|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
|Plant Height:||40 feet|
|Fruit:||Pops open explosively when ripe
|Flowers:||Other: In the genus Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced in size and aggregated into a cluster of flowers called a cyathium (plural cyathia). This feature is present in every species of the genus Euphorbia but nowhere else in the plant kingdom.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Dynamic Accumulator:||B (Boron)
|Toxicity:||Other: All members of the genus Euphorbia produce a milky sap called latex that is toxic and can range from a mild irritant to very poisonous.
|Propagation: Seeds:||Self fertile
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Miscellaneous:||Tolerates poor soil
|Conservation status:||Least Concern (LC)
|Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Jan 10, 2016 3:03 PM
Massive, fast-growing, drought-tolerant succulent tree Euphorbia from southeastern Africa. Easy to start from cuttings, also grows well from seed. Think twice about putting it in the ground where space is limited, near structures which may be damaged by falling branches, or where safety is an issue (eg. lots of foot traffic, kids & pets). Old plants may reach 30 feet or more tall.
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