Canary Island Spurge (Euphorbia canariensis) in the Euphorbias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Flowers: Inconspicuous
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.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of Euphorbias can be toxic. Handle with caution.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 24, 2011 12:18 PM

This tender Euphorbia is a fast grower that branches nicely. It grows well with its roots constricted.

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