Euphorbia acurensis Abyssinia Desert Candle
This plant is shown in a 6 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped BARE ROOT.
These plants are 6 to 7 inches tall
Origin: northeast Africa
Description: Also known as Euphorbia Abyssinia or with its common name Candelabra spurge and Desert Candle. Euphorbia abyssinica is a highly variable species with several forms and making precise descriptions may be difficult.
Sun Exposure: Partial shade to full sun. If it has been growing in shade it should be slowly hardened off before placing in full and a plant that has been growing in shade should be slowly hardened off before placing it in full sun as the plant will be severely scorched if moved too suddenly from shade into sun.
Waterings: Regular watering needs from March to September, in its active growing season. Should be kept almost completely dry in winter.
Blooming habits: Yellow
Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b(25 °F) to 11b(50 °F). Frost tender, frost free zones only.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Desert candle|
|Flower||Red and yellow multi-colored|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Hardiness Zone||9b - 11|
|Scientific Name||Euphorbia acurensis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|