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Euphorbia - Tithymaloides

Euphorbia - Tithymaloides


Euphorbia tithymaloides, formerly known as Pedilanthus tithymaloides, is an erect succulent shrub with simple leaves arranged oppositely on the branches with a zigzag shape. It grows up to 8 feet (2.4 m ) tall. Leaves are smooth, green, ovate with entire to slightly wavy margins, and up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) long. The veins in the leaves are pinnate. The plant terminates in a dichotomous cyme, with a peduncle supporting each flower. The floral leaves are bifid and ovate, while the involucral bracts are bright red, irregularly acuminate in shape, with a long, thin tube. The male pedicel is hairy, while the female is glabrous. This plant generally flowers in mid-spring


CAUTION: Harmful if eaten, avoid skin or eye contact. 



* Picture and information intended only as a guide.  Size and colours of plants will vary, not any 1 plant is exactly the same and minor variations will occur.


** All plants will be posted bare rooted.


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