Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Euphorbia platyclada dead plant

Euphorbia platyclada dead plant

(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 platyclada is a fleshy succulent plant with weird flattened mottled red-brown stems from a raiseable heavy rootstock. The branches are very unique, with an irregular scab like texture, and look dead, or at the very least zombified. It grows up to 20 inches and it produces flowers at the stem tips. Flowers are a dull orange-gold or brownish, tiny, only 2 mm in diameter. The flowers almost blend into the dead-looking colour of the rest of the plant. And it blooms mostly at the end of summer.

Cultivation and Propagation: Euphorbia platyclada is an easy species to grow that is suited for a hot dry spot in the garden. But young plant are happy growing indoors in a decorative pot. Give the plant an airy growing medium which mainly consists of non organic material such us clay, pumice, lava grit, and only a little peat or leaf-mold. Water regularly during the active growing season from March to September. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots. Keep almost completely dry in winter. If plant becomes reddish, this is a sign that the roots have not developed properly. It is a relatively fast growing and long lived plant and once established, it will be content in its position and with its soil for years. It can tolerate moderate shade, and a plant that has been growing in shade should be slowly hardened off before placing it in full sun as the plant will be severely scorched if moved too suddenly from shade into sun. Like quite small pots, repot in very later winter, early spring. Can be pruned for shape and branching.
Frost tolerance: Frost tender, it can withstand temperatures only above 2º C.

Zone: 9a-11b
Hardiness: above 35.6°F

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Blooming Season End of summer
Common Name Dead plant)
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Orange yellow
Frost Tolerance -40
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Height 20 inches
Origin Madagascar
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Euphorbia platyclada dead plant
Shape Cuttings
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Fred S.
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Dead Plant

Great condition, nice sized plant. Will go well in my display! A very unique option

Matthew S.
United States United States

So beautiful

This is an unbelievable plant. I couldn’t resist buying it once I saw the photo. It arrived just as pictured. It is large, healthy and undamaged as all my plants have been received. I was amazed by the colors of this plant, it’s just so weird it’s beautiful. Don’t resist, buy it.

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Jeanine S.

This is such a novelty item that I had to...

This is such a novelty item that I had to have it! The plant is called ' Dead Plant' and it lives up to it's name! At the ends of the branches, if you look hard enough, you can see tiny yellow 'flowers'. Makes me wonder what kind of botanist noticed a dead looking plant and discovered it was alive? Blows my little mortal mind! What a rare find! Thank you, Cactus Market, for this offering. Thank you for beautiful packaging, fast delivery and especially all the directions and info. You exceeded all expectations!

Cindylynne26 R.

Package was shipped very quickly. Arrived...

Package was shipped very quickly. Arrived on time. Package was very neatly packaged. All plants were in place and in pots. Which I love. All plants arrived in excellent condition. Definitely will order again.

Euphorbia platyclada dead plant

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