How to grow Euphorbia xylacantha

Euphorbia xylacantha growing succulent of the genus Euphorbia also known as Monadenium schubei, Euphorbia xylacantha perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-11.

Stem color green growth structure is round with like “horns” that grow in radial growth,

Leaves color green in oval shape, mostly the leaves grow on the top.

Euphorbia xylacantha flower

Flower color yellow in feeler shape.

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Requirements for Euphorbia xylacantha growing and care:

Well drained soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier to start from cutting

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
5-15 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small 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?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:

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Yellow flowers in feeler shape.

Scientific name:

Euphorbia xylacantha

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