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Euphorbia Lathyris

Botanical Name:

Euphorbia lathyris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Poisonous, Weed

Lifespan

Biennial, Annual

Flower

The flowers are green to yellow-green, .2 of an inch in diameter, with no petals. Flowers are either male or female, but both are found on the same plant. Flowers are pollinated by flies.

Fruit

Flowers give rise to capsules that are coarsely wrinkled and have 3 lobes. The seeds are green ripening brown or grey, produced in globular clusters 1/2 inch in diameter of three seeds compressed together.

Taxonomy

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Genus

Euphorbia

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