Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica
Euphorbia venenifica

Euphorbia Venenifica, also known as the Candle Plant or Cylindrical Euphorbia, belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. Native to Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt, the plant can reach a maximum height of 16.4 feet. This is a cylindrical-shaped plant that goes dormant in winter.

Growth Rate

This plant has a nature where it spread wide. For it to do so, the Venenifica euphorbia growth rate is quite slow.

Flowering

Sometimes, the candle plant flowers grow loosely in an irregular manner. With their blooming season in spring, the flowers are small, lime yellow, and green.

Watering and Feeding

For candle plant care, water the succulent once a week during all seasons and it is best if small amounts of water are added from below. Feeding is not required for normal growth and development.

Soil

Since Euphorbia Venenifica grows in a variety of soils, they can even thrive in nutrient-poor soils. All they require is for the soil to be well drained.

Hardiness

This species is well adapted to high temperatures and can grow in a hardiness zone of 10a to 11b. It has a frost tolerance of -1.1°C.

Light

For proper development, direct sunlight for at least 6 to 8 hours is required. They need as much sunlight as possible but can tolerate partial shade too.

Propagation

While the candle plant propagation can be done from seeds, these seeds are difficult to germinate and not viable for long. Use the most common method of propagation - cuttings.

If you see that the succulent is having problems blossoming, this is likely due to a lack of water or sunlight. All you have to do is provide it with optimal conditions since that is crucial to flowering.

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

Bloom Season Mid spring
Botanical Name Euphorbia venenifica
Common Name Cylindrical euphorbia
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Green
Growth Habit Cactuslike tree
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a11b
Mature Size 5 m (16.4ft)
Native Area Egypt (nubia)
Resistance 1.1 °C (30°F)
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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Euphorbia venenifica

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Euphorbia Venenifica, also known as the Candle Plant or Cylindrical Euphorbia, belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. Native to Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt, the plant can reach a maximum height of 16.4 feet. This is a cylindrical-shaped plant that goes dormant in winter.

Growth Rate

This plant has a nature where it spread wide. For it to do so, the Venenifica euphorbia growth rate is quite slow.

Flowering

Sometimes, the candle plant flowers grow loosely in an irregular manner. With their blooming season in spring, the flowers are small, lime yellow, and green.

Watering and Feeding

For candle plant care, water the succulent once a week during all seasons and it is best if small amounts of water are added from below. Feeding is not required for normal growth and development.

Soil

Since Euphorbia Venenifica grows in a variety of soils, they can even thrive in nutrient-poor soils. All they require is for the soil to be well drained.

Hardiness

This species is well adapted to high temperatures and can grow in a hardiness zone of 10a to 11b. It has a frost tolerance of -1.1°C.

Light

For proper development, direct sunlight for at least 6 to 8 hours is required. They need as much sunlight as possible but can tolerate partial shade too.

Propagation

While the candle plant propagation can be done from seeds, these seeds are difficult to germinate and not viable for long. Use the most common method of propagation - cuttings.

If you see that the succulent is having problems blossoming, this is likely due to a lack of water or sunlight. All you have to do is provide it with optimal conditions since that is crucial to flowering.

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

Bloom Season Mid spring
Botanical Name Euphorbia venenifica
Common Name Cylindrical euphorbia
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Color Green
Growth Habit Cactuslike tree
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a11b
Mature Size 5 m (16.4ft)
Native Area Egypt (nubia)
Resistance 1.1 °C (30°F)
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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