Euphorbia Confinalis ssp. Rhodesia Cactus Plant


Pot Size: 5"
Sale priceRs.950.00

Delivery time: 3-4 working days




Flower Color

Non Fragrant



Flowering Season






With Pots

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Sunlight Requirement

Twice A Week

Water Requirement

Low Maintenance,Outdoor


Product Description

Euphorbia confinalis is an elegant, spiny, colorful succulent-tree that grows up to 31 feet (9.5 m) tall.

Lebombo Euphorbia






Euphorbia confinalis is an elegant, spiny, succulent-tree that grows up to 31 feet (9.5 m) tall. There markings and coloring is truly breathtaking. An absolute must have for all cacti collectors.

It is a slender, single-stemmed, leafless candelabra-shaped tree, often with secondary stems along main trunk; with a round canopy of upward-growing branches, 3-10 m tall.

Flowers are small and pale yellow, just above the spines on the ridges; in groups of 3, the middle one male and the other 2 bisexual.


    Euphorbia need well-draining soil and need sunny to light shaded places. They are not particular about soil pH, but they cannot tolerant wet soil. Unlike most succulents,does not handle long periods of drought well. It may need weekly watering during the summer. Water whenever the soil is dry several inches below the surface. Water deeply, but don t let them sit in wet soil, which can cause root rot. Add some organic matter or fertilizer to the planting hole. If you are growing them in containers or your soil is poor, feed with a half-strength fertilizer monthly.

    Landscape Uses

    Excellent specimen for container, Offices, Rock garden


    Euphorbia bongolavensis is likely to exude a toxic latex when its tissue is damaged, which can cause irritation, inflammation and blistering.



    The easiest to keep alive - Cactus thrive on neglect! Coming from desert climates cactus love sun! However beware of the Indian afternoon sun! Keeping them in extreme heat, especially behind a glass which magnifies the heat can cause the cactus to burn. If you notice the cactus turning brown or yellow on the side facing the sun, try giving it a cooler place to thrive in!

    For watering cacti, the golden rule is to make sure the soil is completely dry before watering! This will stop the roots from rotting. It is advised to always use a pot with a drainage hole so that excess water can get drained out. If kept in a sunny area, you will need to water it once every week. If it is in a semi shaded or filtered light area, you might need to water it once in 2 weeks.

    Cacti like soil that is well aerated and fast draining. You can fertilise the cactus in the summer months when it is in its growing season. During the winters it is best to cut back on any fertiliser and let the plant rest.

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