Euphorbia Loricata African Palm Tree
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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 . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Euphorbia loricata is commonly known as the ‘African palm tree’ and belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. A native of South Africa, this succulent reaches 3.3 feet (1 m) tall in height and enters dormancy in the summer season.
The growth rate of African palm trees is fast.
The flowers bloom in the Yellow-green shade during summers.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Water regularly during the growing season. It will help the plant grow properly. Try to keep it completely dry in winters.
Euphorbia loricata is an easy species to grow. It needs a well-drained soil mix.
African palm trees belong to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b and have a frost tolerance of 32°F (0°C).
This plant needs light shade to full sunlight to grow.
Euphorbia loricata is easily propagated by cuttings in the late spring season. Like other succulents and cacti, these plants also need to dry out for some time.
The African palm tree is a beautiful succulent plant with slender leaves. This low-maintenance plant is suitable for beginner gardeners.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||African palm tree|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Hardiness Zone||10a t0 11b|
|Height||3.3 feet (1 m) tall|
|Scientific Name||Euphorbia loricata|
|Sun Exposure||Light shade to full sun|