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 Desert candle

(This plant comes in a 3.5 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 in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

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.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Summer
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Cream-yellow to pale green
Frost Tolerance 32f (0°c)
Growth Rate Moderately fast
Hardiness Zone 9b-11b
Height 15-20 ft.
Origin Saudi arabia and yemen
Pot Size 3.5"
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun

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08/18/2022
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My Euphorb arrived in n good shape thanks to the careful packing, The plant is healthy and nicely shaped. It should thrive!

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Euphorbia acrurensis abyssinia Desert Candle

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