Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen
Euphorbia ingens Specimen

Euphorbia ingens Specimen

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Blooming Season March to september
Common Name Candelabra tree
Dormancy Winter
Flower Bright yellow
Frost Tolerance -3.9 °c (25 °f)
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height Up to 40 feet
Origin South africa
Scientific Name Euphorbia ingens
Shape Thorny cactus-like plant
Sun Exposure Full sun

This plant is shipped Bare root. Our specimen category are plants that are grown in different ways, some of them are grown in pots, some are grown in trays and other are grown directly in our fields, that is why we will ship them bare root.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 .

Euphorbia ingens. It is native to dry areas of southern Africa. It is popularly known as the "candelabra tree", Is a tall succulent tree with green round-like branches resembling a balloon can grow up to 6-8 meters tall.
Its trunk is thick. Candelabrum stems have 5 ridges each and are 3,5-7,5 centimeters thick. Segmented sprouts are dark-green. Young sprouts have paired spines 0,5-2 millimeters long, often reflected. Small greenish yellow flowers sit on the ridges of the topmost segment. The plant blooms from autumn to winter. A red round 3-lobed capsule fruit turns purple when ripened.

The plant's flowers are attractive for butterflies, bees and other insects, which pollinate them when gathering pollen and nectar.

Seeds are edible for birds, who also like to make their nests in the branches of these trees. Particularly woodpeckers often use withered segments for this purpose.

This kind of candelabra tree is very unpretentious and thus can be grown both in gardens and rockeries. The plant prefers sun and needs little water to nourish.

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 for an additional $3.00.  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 save 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. 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.

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barry c.
United States United States

Well packaged, nice size, great root system and easy to plant.

United States United States
Loved Size of Cactus

Was happy to unwrap package to view my new purchase . . . looked very healthy with a impressive root system that made potting it easy . . . 

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Brenda V.
United States United States
Euphorbia ingens

I am absolutely impressed at how well planet Desert packs their plants! And the plant itself was beautiful and very impressive size. Good quality and unbelievable selection of cactus and succulent varieties, you got me as a permanent customer!

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