(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).
Growth rate: It is a slow growing species.
Soil and pots: It likes pots with generous drain holes, needs a very airy potting medium.
Exposure: This plant has an excellent heat tolerance, and needs full sun to light shade exposures, it grows well even in full blasting sun, but can tolerate moderate shade.
Watering: Water regularly during the active growing season. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots. Keep almost completely dry in winter. However, this spurge will tolerate dryness and can even thrives in poor, dry soils, but do better when grown in nutrient-rich soils with regular watering.
Hardiness: Some cold tolerance. This spurge has tolerated temperatures down to -6º C.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Frost Tolerance||6º c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 12|
|Scientific Name||Euphorbia squarrosa|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|