Euphorbia anoplia tanzania zipper plant
Euphorbia anoplia tanzania zipper plant
Euphorbia anoplia tanzania zipper plant

This succulent is unique and can easily be mistaken as a cactus. You will receive a plant that looks similar to these pictures that will come in a 3.5” pot to keep the roots from becoming damaged. Your plant may or may not be blooming.

This succulent, also called the Tanzania zipper plant, kind of looks like a spineless cactus. The name comes from its interesting pattern that stripes along the edges and the top of the plant. This plant is very low maintenance and easy to care for.


  • Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10-12
  • Frost tolerance: Keep above 32°F (0°C)
  • Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
  • Sun exposure: Light shade
  • Origin: South Africa (Cape Province: Uniondale)
  • Growth habits: Clumping stemless succulent
  • Watering needs: Keep dry in winter (November-March)

This unique succulent can make a great addition to your collection or can make the perfect starter plant since it is low maintenance. Shop Planet Desert for other cacti and succulents!


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Blooming Season spring and summer
Common Name Tanzanian zipper plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 0°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10 to 12
Height 9"-12"
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Euphorbia anoplia tanzania zipper plant
Shape Flattened-padded
Sun Exposure Partial shade
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Jacqueline C.
United States United States

Zipper plant

Excellent as always. The color, size and packaging of each plant was great. I have never been disappointed.

Peter T.
United States United States

Really Interesting Grower

This was always a peculiar favorite back in my California garden so I got it for the curiousness of its growth pattern. The plant sent is fantastic, and upon repotting, I discovered several pups/ babies under the soil just waiting to pop through!

Susan D.
United States United States

gorgeous plant

Very good experience over all. Its having a little problem recovering from the shipping and planting. But that the fun of loving plants

Patti M.
United States United States

Happy with my plants

Yes I would buy more plants But would like info with plants that’s why they got four stars Thanks

United States United States

Continued Excellence

As always, large, healthy plant, potted well, packaged with great care, all at a great price.

Euphorbia anoplia tanzania zipper plant

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.