Euphorbia Decaryi V. Decaryi

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$ 8.75


Euphorbia Decaryi V. Decaryi

(You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Description: E. decaryi is a small, leafy succulent with a shrub-like development. It is a mat-forming species and spreads almost horizontally on the ground by means of rhizomes.

The Euphorbia decaryi growth form illustrates the typicalhorizontal habit of most Madagascan euphorbias.

Stem: Succulent, partially subterranean,  not very thick around, more or less angled and spiraled.

Leaves: Evergreen or semi-deciduous, deep-red and green colored, very succulent, undulate, and very attractive. Leaves form apical rosettes that in summer assume a nice purplish-red coloring.

Flowers: Beige, bell-shaped.

Cultivation: E. decaryi is one of those plants that turn out to be difficult if treated as a difficult plant and kept too dry. They are indeed easy to cultivate although slow growing. In the heat of summer, the plant needs a good amount of water. Even in winter its soil should never completely dry out. Though it tolerates a dry over-wintering, it then gets in trouble in spring when it has to produce new roots. These plants don't seem to love being blasted by the sun in the summer but prefer bright light, and will therefore not make demands on your prime growing space.
 
The ideal temperature in summer is about 25°C; in winter above 15°C.  They can grow both in pots and in the ground in areas with mild climate, but they can even be grown indoors. Reported as cold sensitive they can indeed survive outdoors, where they proved to be able to take some light frost with minimal damage.
 
Use a very draining loose compost, and place the plant in a wide flat bowl.  If the plant remains dormant after repotting, you can rouse it with a shock
 
 

 

 

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.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, 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: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

info@planetdesert.com

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