Euphorbia (Peach) - Plant
Description for Euphorbia (Peach)
Euphorbia includes annuals, perennial herbs, shrubs and trees that have a corrosive and poisonous milky sap. Many are succulent and can either be thorny or unarmed. The deciduous leaves can either be alternate, opposite or in whorls. All spurges produce unisexual flowers.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Euphorbia||Peach||Summer.||-||Easy to grow.|
Planting and care
|Full sun.||Well-drained soil. You can do well with a commercial potting mix designed for cacti and succulents. For additional drainage, gravel or pumice can be added.||Water Euphorbias during the warmer months about once a week when they are growing and only once a month during the cool months to maintain healthy roots.||Grows best with average room temperatures 60-75Â°F/16-24Â°C.||add some organic fertilizer to the planting hole. Donâ€™t overdo the application of fertilizer, it should only be light.|
Caring for Euphorbia
- Also, avoid placing the plant in an area with direct sunlight before the plant establishes a mature root system. It is advisable to wear gloves when taking euphorbia cuttings because the latex can cause skin irritation.
Typical uses of Euphorbia
Ornamental use: Whether you want a giant thornless cactus specimen 6 feet tall or a creeping, sweetly flowering ground cover, you should try growing Euphorbias. They reward the gardener with more than just good looks, but remind us all of the variety and beauty found in nature.
- http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/euphorbia/growing-euphorbia-plants.htm http://www.dbg.org/system/files/49/original/Euphorbias%20in%20Containers.pdf?1279065247