PlantsEuphorbias→Serrate Spurge (Euphorbia serrata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
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.
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
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.
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Comments:
Posted by skopjecollection (SE europe(balkans) - Zone 6b) on Apr 6, 2021 11:13 AM

A very common plant which pops into bloom in spring. A small herbaceous plant growing its characteristic 5 cyanthia in a crownlike structure at its apex.
Bleeds latex like all spurges.

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