Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant - Planet Desert

Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant

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Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Also known as basketball plant, at first, the Euphorbia obesa is spherical and becomes taller with age.

As with the other Euphorbias, There are over 2000 species of Euphorbias in the world. They range from annual weeds to trees. They all have latex and a unique flower structure. A significant percentage is succulent, but they are mostly originating from Africa and Madagascar. The Euphorbias are named after a Greek surgeon called Euphorbus. He was physician of Juba II who was the Romanised king of a North African kingdom, and is supposed to have used their milky latex as an ingredient for his potions.

Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 4-9, 11,13-17, 31-34, USDA: 9b-10
Frost tolerance: Hardy down to 28°F (-2°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 45°F (7°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade, morning sun
Origin: South Africa (Great Karoo)
Growth habits: Succulent, up to 8 inches high (20 cm)
Watering needs: moderate water in Summer, keep dry in winter
Propagation: Seeds, sexes are separated, so a male and a female plant are needed for the fecundation
Cultural practices: This species is dormant in winter, keep it totally dry at or around 40°F (4°C).

 

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

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NK
01/19/2021
Norma K.
United States United States
Euphorbia obesa Basketball Plant

Too small for it’s price.

KH
01/04/2021
Kelsey H.
United States United States
Cutest Succ I’ve Ever Seen

Love my little guy! He’s perfectly round. I just love it! Can’t wait for it to bloom!

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DR
12/09/2020
Daniel R.
United States United States
Packaged great arrived okay but smallll

Very small but I’m excited to see it grow

MR
12/04/2020
MARILYN R.
United States United States
Disappointed

Much much smaller than anticipated, especially for the price. This is the first disappointment I’ve had even with my many many orders from this supplier.

PL
11/17/2020
Paul L.
United States United States
Nice plant

Looks to be healthy but very small in size upon arrival. Seems to be growing fairly quickly.

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