Euphorbia horrida major nova African milk barrel
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Euphorbia horrida major nova, also commonly called the African milk barrel is a member of the Euphorbiaceae family. This succulent grows as a columnar spiny succulent with sharp ridges on the stems lined with thorns. At times, one can view white and green striped markings on the stem. The growth style of this succulent is similar to that of cactus barrel cacti. A native of South Africa, the succulent flowers in summer with yellow flowers. It grows about 12 inches in height exhibiting a prolonged growth rate. It is dormant in winter and is frost-hardy. For best growth, this plant requires full sun to partial shade.
The Euphorbia horrida major nova exhibits a prolonged growth rate.
The succulent outputs yellow flowers in the summer season
The African milk barrel care that you need to remember is to water it as little and infrequently as possible. The succulent cannot tolerate higher amounts of water and may rot to death.
Euphorbia horrida major nova needs well-draining soil. The containers should have adequate holes. You should use a typical cactus potting mix containing 50% to 75% sand, or any mineral grit like perlite or pumice.
The hardiness zone for this succulent is 10. It is frost-hardy.
Euphorbia horrida major nova needs full sun to partial shade to thrive.
Use seeds or cuttings to propagate the Euphorbia horrida major nova succulent.
A word of caution: Euphorbia horrida major nova releases a white sappy substance that can irritate the skin. It is best to use gloves to keep your hands protected
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Scientific Name||Euphoria horrida major nova|