Euphorbia Nirifolia - Oleander Spurge

SKU: MYBG-CACT-EUPH-EUNI
filler
Rs.275
Pot size: 5"

Genus

Euphorbia

Flower Color

N/A

Flowering Season

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Maintenance

Low

Size

Medium

Water Requirement

Once a Week

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Use

Low Maintenance,Outdoor

Product Description

Euphorbia neriifolia is an erect, branched, prickly, succulent shrub or small tree looking somewhat like a cactus, but with large, persistent leaves on younger parts of the plant, and growing up to 8 metres tall.

Indian Spurge Tree

Origin

India

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Description

Euphorbia neriifolia is an erect, branched, prickly, succulent shrub or small tree looking somewhat like a cactus, but with large, persistent leaves on younger parts of the plant, and growing up to 8 metres tall.

Leaves are deciduous, persistent during the vegetation period and falling in the late summer/ fall.

Environment

Euphorbias need well-draining soil and lots of sunlight. They are not particular about soil pH, but they cannot tolerant wet soil. Unlike most succulents ,Euphorbia does not handle long periods of drought well. It may need weekly watering during the summer. If you are growing them in containers or your soil is poor, feed with a half-strength fertilizer monthly.

Landscape

Best used to add vibrant and unique colors to the landscape .Ideally suited for office or home interior.

Caution

The plant is poisonous and skin contact with the sap can cause 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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