Euphorbia graminea growing shrub of the genus Euphorbia also known as Glitz Euphorbia, Euphorbia graminea perennial evergreen or cold annual plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11 as perennial and 6-9 as annual.
Leaves color green in oval shape.
Euphorbia graminea flower
Flower color white small and insignificant, the bracts showy.
Bracts color white in spoon shape.
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Requirements for Euphorbia graminea growing and care:
Frost free, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, the plant infertile and doesn’t have seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Poisonous, can cause skin problem, over watering will kill it
When is the best time to plant?
Spring as annual, spring to autumn as perennial
Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, aphids,
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Dead area and for design
Size of the plant?
0.3-1 m, 1-3 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, but need a lot of light
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower:
White small flowers, the flowers insignificant but the bracts showy in white, shape like spoon