Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle
Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle

Euphorbia acrurensis or Euphorbia abyssinica is also known as Desert Candle or Candelabra Spurge. Belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family, the succulent is native to Ethiopia and Sudan. This cadlestick-like plant reaches a maximum height of 33 feet and goes dormant in winter.

Growth Rate

The Euphorbia acrurensis growth rate is a moderately fast, and will quickly become a significant and showy landscape masterpiece in just 3-5 years.

Flowering

The Euphorbia acrurensis flowers are small and purple. These flowers are without petals but surrounded by noticeable yellow bracts.

Watering and Feeding

Approximately water the plant 8 ounces every week. Ensure that water is spread all around the center of the plant. You can use diluted cacti fertilizer once a month or during the spring through the early fall growing season to ensure better Euphorbia abyssinica care.

Soil

You may buy succulent soil when planting your Euphorbia acrurensis on pots mixed with sand, gravel, or volcanic rock.

Hardiness

With a hardiness zone of 10-12, this succulent prefers an environment that is temperature controlled. It is frost hardy to temperatures only above -2°C.

Light

Euphorbia abyssinica is the happiest indoors where it can get bright but indirect sunlight. Once the plant starts maturing, it may slant towards the direction where the most sun is received. In such a case, rotate it in the opposite direction.

Propagation

The most common method of Euphorbia acrurensis propagation is stem cuttings. It is ideal for propagating your Euphorbia acrurensis from early spring to late summer.

Do not worry if the leaves begin to shed within a few months of planting Euphorbia acrurensis. This is normal and new leaves will grow at the top of the stem in a couple of months.


Bloom Season Spring/summer
Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Euphorbia abyssinia
Botanical Name Euphorbia abyssinica
Common Name Desert candle
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Creamyellow to pale green
Flower Color Red and yellow multicolored
Genus Euphorbia
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Rate Moderately fast
Hardiness Zone 9b 11
Hardiness Zone 9b11b
Mature Size 1520 ft.
Mature Size 5ft8ft
Native Area Saudi arabia and yemen
Native Area South africa
Resistance 32f (0°c)
Sun Exposure Full sun
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Euphorbia acrurensis or Euphorbia abyssinica is also known as Desert Candle or Candelabra Spurge. Belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family, the succulent is native to Ethiopia and Sudan. This cadlestick-like plant reaches a maximum height of 33 feet and goes dormant in winter.

Growth Rate

The Euphorbia acrurensis growth rate is a moderately fast, and will quickly become a significant and showy landscape masterpiece in just 3-5 years.

Flowering

The Euphorbia acrurensis flowers are small and purple. These flowers are without petals but surrounded by noticeable yellow bracts.

Watering and Feeding

Approximately water the plant 8 ounces every week. Ensure that water is spread all around the center of the plant. You can use diluted cacti fertilizer once a month or during the spring through the early fall growing season to ensure better Euphorbia abyssinica care.

Soil

You may buy succulent soil when planting your Euphorbia acrurensis on pots mixed with sand, gravel, or volcanic rock.

Hardiness

With a hardiness zone of 10-12, this succulent prefers an environment that is temperature controlled. It is frost hardy to temperatures only above -2°C.

Light

Euphorbia abyssinica is the happiest indoors where it can get bright but indirect sunlight. Once the plant starts maturing, it may slant towards the direction where the most sun is received. In such a case, rotate it in the opposite direction.

Propagation

The most common method of Euphorbia acrurensis propagation is stem cuttings. It is ideal for propagating your Euphorbia acrurensis from early spring to late summer.

Do not worry if the leaves begin to shed within a few months of planting Euphorbia acrurensis. This is normal and new leaves will grow at the top of the stem in a couple of months.


Bloom Season Spring/summer
Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Euphorbia abyssinia
Botanical Name Euphorbia abyssinica
Common Name Desert candle
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Creamyellow to pale green
Flower Color Red and yellow multicolored
Genus Euphorbia
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Rate Moderately fast
Hardiness Zone 9b 11
Hardiness Zone 9b11b
Mature Size 1520 ft.
Mature Size 5ft8ft
Native Area Saudi arabia and yemen
Native Area South africa
Resistance 32f (0°c)
Sun Exposure Full sun
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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