Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada
Euphorbia stenoclada

Euphorbia stenoclada

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Blooming Season Summer to winter
Common Name Stiver thicket
Dormancy Winter
Flower Green
Frost Tolerance 30°f
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height 6-15 in
Origin Madagascar
Scientific Name Euphorbia stenoclada
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun


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Euphorbia stenoclada

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).

Origin and habitat: Endemic to Madagascar, Ambatofinandrahana.

Flowers: Cyathia 3 mm purplish in diameter sessile in densely clustered cymes at branches tips, violet-crimson.

Cultivation and propagation: It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can easily reach the ceiling. Give the plant an airy growing medium which mainly consists of nonorganic material such us clay, pumice, lava grit, and only a little peat or leaf-mould. 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. It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just 3-5 years. If plant becomes very red, 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 tender, frost free zones only.

Warning: All parts of Euphorbia ooze a milky sap when damaged or cut. Contact with this sap may cause dermatitis in some people, and in the eyes the sap can cause temporary blindness which may last for several days.

Propagation: It is easy to propagate by cuttings in late spring to summer, just take a cutting of the plant let it dry for 1 week and stuff it in the ground (preferably dry, loose, extremely well draining soil).

 

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

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08/30/2021
Josh S.
United States United States
Totally happy

I Purchased 2 euphorbia stenoclada, they came quickly and in perfect condition. When I had a question they answered right away. Great products and service = success. I will be ordering from them again and would recommend them to anyone who appreciates quality. Thank you!

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TM
08/19/2021
Thomas M.
United States United States
Awesome addition!

A fine new edition! Very hardy, and a steady grower! It looks epic in its faux bathtub!

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MG
08/10/2021
Mark G.
United States United States
Plant Review 1

Great experience, friendly and helpful people, plant arrived healthy. Just what I've been looking for. While living in Jamaica, WI., I bought one of these, it flourished, couldn't take it with me, now I'm glad to have one again. Will be doing more shopping with you guys!

JH
07/09/2021
Jennifer H.
United States United States
Nice but smaller than the pictures

I was disappointed in the size of the plant. Expected it to look like the pictures.

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06/23/2021
Neil O.
United States United States
Euphorbia stenoclada

This is a hard, spikey somewhat thorny little guy that I'm hoping to grow up as protection for some of the other plants (cacti and succulents) the raccoons around here like to dig up or just knock over and then dig out. Properly it should make a nice, natural fence that's bright green.