Growth[ edit ] This tall succulent tree with green round-like branches resembling a balloon is 6—8 meters tall. Its trunk is thick. Candelabrum stems have 5 ridges each and are 3,5—7,5 centimeters thick. Segmented sprouts are dark-green.
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Euphorbia erythraeae Berger N. Euphorbia candelabrum var. Carter, With its widespread occurrence this plant is in some ways the iconic Euphorbia of the African continent. Cultivation: It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can easily reach the ceiling.
Give the plant an airy growing medium which mainly consists of non organic material such us clay, pumice, lava grit, and only a little peat or leaf-mould. Water regularly during the active growing season from March to September.
No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots. Keep almost completely dry in winter. It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just years. Only downside is from strong winds, the columns often smash into each other, causing permanent scarring If plant becomes very red, this is a sign that the roots have not developed properly.
It is a relatively fast growing and long lived plant and once established, it will be content in its position and with its soil for years. It can tolerate moderate shade, and a plant that has been growing in shade should be slowly hardened off before placing it in full sun as the plant will be severely scorched if moved too suddenly from shade into sun.
Like quite small pots, repot in very later winter, early spring. Can be pruned for shape and branching. Frost tender, frost free zones only.
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Euphorbia erythraeae Berger N. Euphorbia candelabrum var. Carter, With its widespread occurrence this plant is in some ways the iconic Euphorbia of the African continent. Cultivation: It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun.
Euphorbia reinhardtii Volkens Euphorbia candelabrum is a succulent species of plant in the family Euphorbiaceae , one of several plants commonly known as candelabra tree. Candelabra trees can be found in dry deciduous and evergreen open wooded grasslands, on rocky slopes and on the rare occasion, termite mounds. It is known in Ethiopia by its Amharic name, qwolqwal, or its Oromo name, adaamii. Euphorbia candelabrum was used in traditional Ethiopian medicine.
Euphorbe : une plante succulente aux airs de cactus