How to grow Euphorbia cotinifolia

Euphorbia cotinifolia growing succulent that grow shrub or tree of the genus Euphorbia also known as Smoke tree, Euphorbia cotinifolia perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropical, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Euphorbia cotinifolia leaves

Leaves color purple-red in round shape.

Flower color white-yellow, small flower grow in the end of the branches in cluster.

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Requirements for Euphorbia cotinifolia growing and care:

Well-drained soil, wind free, frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can cause skin problem by touch

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Nothing special, need to be careful not to touch the branches in the cut

Size of the plant?
Shrub 1-3 m (3-10 feet), Tree 2-9m (6-27 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White-yellow flowers, small flower grow in the end of the branches in cluster.

Scientific name:

Euphorbia cotinifolia

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