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Euphorbia aeruginosa
Scientific Name: Euphorbia aeruginosa Schweick.
Synonym:
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia  aeruginosa Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Will take some frost, it can be used as a landscape plant in Phoenix in protected areas.

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Mpumalanga)

Growth Habits: Bushy succulents to 1 foot tall (30 cm), subterranean caudex, stems are 0.4 inches in diameter (1 cm), thorns in pair

Watering Needs: Summer grower, keep dry in winter

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds


Euphorbia is an attractively colored Euphorbia, with four-angled blue-green stems and bright copper-colored spines. As with the other Euphorbias, its sap is poisonous.

Euphorbia  aeruginosa

Blooming Habits:
Yellow cyathias in late spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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