Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Living with Crested Euphorbias

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Name: 'CareBear'

Sempervivums Hostas Dog Lover Irises Amaryllis Cactus and Succulents
Region: Pennsylvania
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Stush2019
Sep 19, 2016 5:29 PM CST
Showing off my Euphorbias again. I can look at these guys all day and always see something different.

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This one broke off last year and seems to be very happy to grow on it's own.


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And my taller ones. One on Left is what was gifted to me and Right one is from a reversion on my crest.

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Red Euphorbia Trigona Tree
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
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DaisyI
Sep 19, 2016 6:35 PM CST
Lookin' good but... Ah-oh. Don't let that 'throw back' on #4 and #5 grow. Get out your Exacto knife and operate. Those little 'Ah-oh's' will quickly overtake you plant.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost
Name: 'CareBear'

Sempervivums Hostas Dog Lover Irises Amaryllis Cactus and Succulents
Region: Pennsylvania
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Stush2019
Sep 20, 2016 1:10 PM CST
Thank you Daisy, I do take lots of cuttings off from time to time. That one on #4 has a twist and has 4 sides!. Come this spring I am going to grow this on it's own. So far, I have never seen an Euphorbia lactea 4 sides. Has to do with the cresting I suppose. Anyway it is uniquely different. Just hope nothing bad happens from now to then.
Stush
Also thanks for all the likes and an acorn.
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
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DaisyI
Sep 20, 2016 1:39 PM CST
The original does sometimes have 4 sides (in cross section, diamond shaped), or 3 sides, sometimes with a little twist. There is a reason they tend to crest so readily. It looks like that particular "Ah-oh" is variegated though.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

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