Euphorbia Ingens &
Euphorbia Ingens &
Euphorbia Ingens &
Euphorbia Ingens &
Euphorbia Ingens &
Euphorbia Ingens &

This is a single cutting of the Chocolate Drop Cactus. 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.

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

Bloom Season Fall, winter
Botanical Name Euphorbia Ingens
Common Name Candelabra tree, Candelabra cactus, African candelabra tree
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Yellow, green
Genus Euphorbia
Growth Habit Thorny cactuslike plant
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10 11(USDA)
Mature Size 40 ft. tall (outdoors), 810 ft. tall (indoors)
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent tree
Propagation By cuttings, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to maintain as a
Sun Exposure Full sun
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets
Watering Needs Low

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Euphorbia Ingens 'Chocolate Drop' cutting

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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This is a single cutting of the Chocolate Drop Cactus. 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.

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

Bloom Season Fall, winter
Botanical Name Euphorbia Ingens
Common Name Candelabra tree, Candelabra cactus, African candelabra tree
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Yellow, green
Genus Euphorbia
Growth Habit Thorny cactuslike plant
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10 11(USDA)
Mature Size 40 ft. tall (outdoors), 810 ft. tall (indoors)
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent tree
Propagation By cuttings, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to maintain as a
Sun Exposure Full sun
Toxicity Toxic for humans, toxic for pets
Watering Needs Low

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