Cactus and Succulents forum: Euphorbia neohumbertii

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Name: Randy Burns
Jan 27, 2015 10:19 AM CST
Anyone familiar or own a euphorbia neohumbertii? I used it as my profile picture and love that cactus.
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jan 27, 2015 10:28 AM CST
Welcome! thimblecactus1 - I haven't met that Euphorbia before but it looks very interesting.
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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Jan 27, 2015 7:31 PM CST
Yes, WELCOME! Hurray!
I've never seen one of those either. Are the gouges smooth with the rest of the green surface or are they just different area of pigmentation or a result of something fallen off? Confused
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Jan 27, 2015 9:47 PM CST
Hello Thimblecactus1 Welcome!

That looks like a pretty prickly one! Unfortunately I do not grow that one. However from the few euphorbia succulents that I do have, I notice they do not like being exposed to too much cold, keep them dry in winter. Loves a bit more water than cacti during summer time. Loves bright light to full sun. The warmer the better.
Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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Jan 28, 2015 8:42 AM CST
COOL! Never seen that before. I love Euphorbia family members. So interested. I am starting to collect the weirder ones.
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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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Jan 29, 2015 2:23 PM CST
Nice Euphorbia Thumbs up I like the ones that form caudexs.
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Name: Kim Jacobi
Van Nuys, CA (Zone 10a)
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Mar 10, 2015 1:09 PM CST
I've got one. I picked it up last year. It's been over-wintering in my windowsill. Time to set it outside.

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