Euphorbia Grandicornes

Product Description
$ 25.00

Euphorbia Grandicornes 

(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: Great looking upright multi stemmed succulent shrub with strong spines resembling the shape of cows’ horns. Has great angular and zig-zag shaped stems making in a good ornamental choice. It has a close rigid bushy growth habit and can become enormous, often collapsing under its own weight eventually grows up to 2 m tall and about the same in width. 

Stem: 3(-4) winged, up to 10 cm in diameter, irregular, constricted in broad, twisted, triangular segments about 15 cm long. Centre of the segments conspicuously pale.

Leaves: Tiny, scale-like between the spines, in summer where the new growth forms, but usually devoid of leaves all winter. So that photosynthesis is carried out by the green branches.

Spines: Spines shield grey or brownish, joined, forming a horny continuous ridge, the (stipular) spines are paired 30-70 mm long.

Flowers: Quite striking and brilliant yellow cyathia, growing just above the spines on the ridges of the terminal segment, usually on mature plants, and mostly those growing in full sun. They are usually in groups of three, the middle one (sessile) male and the other two (peduncles) bisexual. Involucral bracts 8 m in diameter, glabrous, glands 5 up to 4 mm long entire yellow.

Blooming season: Flowers and fruits in late spring

Fruit: 3-lobed capsule, Ø 8 mm purple when ripe. They are quite attractive lining up in rows on the angled ridges of the branches.

Cultivation: It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can easily reach the ceiling. Keep almost completely dry in winter. It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just 3-5 years. 
 
 
 
                                  

 

 

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:

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