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Euphorbia Tirucalli

Botanical Name:

Euphorbia tirucalli

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Well-draining, Sandy, 5.5-6.5 pH
Heat Tolerant
100℉ / 37℃
Cold Tolerant
50℉ / 10℃
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree, Cactus, Succulent, Poisonous

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial Zones 10-12

Plant Height

20-30 ft / 6-9 m

Flower

Inconspicuous, Tiny yellowish

Fruit

Capsule, Subglobose

Benefits
Ornamental

Its branches with dense, thick green or red color, potted plant or flower bed planting is very beautiful.

Warning

Keep away from children and pets. The milky latex sap is extremely irritating to the skin and mucosa and is toxic. If ingested, it can cause burns to the mouth, lips and tongue.

Taxonomy

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Genus

Euphorbia

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