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Euphorbia resinifera

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Also known as Resin Spurge, Euphorbia Resinifera belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. With its origin in Morocco, the plant forms a cushion-shaped clump and can grow up to 2 to 2.5 feet tall. It offers a dormancy of winters and blooms in summers.

Growth Rate

This dense plant is a slow-growing shrub. While it does not require too much grooming, providing it with ideal conditions can make it grow at a moderate pace.

Flowering

Flowering for this plant is a rare occurrence. However, Euphorbia resinifera flower between late winter to early spring and are a pale greenish-yellow in color.

Watering and Feeding

For great euphorbia resinifera care, offer it very little watering. Avoid too much moisture and only water them during the hottest summer months. Euphorbia Resinifera does not require many nutrients and can do well without any extra feeding.

Soil

All that matters is a well-drained soil mix. For water to pass through easily, plant it on soil that has plenty of gravel. If you are growing it in a pot, buy a commercial cactus mix and put in some pumice.

Hardiness

Euphorbia Resinifera is both heat and cold tolerant and grows in a hardiness zone of 9 to 11. It can endure winter lows with a frost tolerance of -6.7° C.

Light

While the succulent can grow in both partial and complete sunlight. Ideally, it should be placed in a way that it gets direct sunlight for a few hours and indirect for the remaining time.

Propagation

While there are two methods (seeds and stem cuttings) for propagation, euphorbia resinifera seed propagation is rare. Stem cuttings are a better option since you can never go wrong with its simple procedure.

Did you know that resin spurge is also known for its innumerable benefits like curing cancer, cysts, and snake bite poisoning?

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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