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Naboom, Candelabra Tree
Scientific Name: Euphorbia ingens Pax
Synonym: Euphorbia candelabrum
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Naboom, Candelabra Tree (Euphorbia  ingens) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 28F (-2C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa (Mpumalanga), Swaziland

Growth Habits: Succulent tree, fast growing up to 50 feet tall (15 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water


The Euphorbia ingens is used as timber in some parts of Mpumalanga (Transvaal was the previous name). Its sap is more poisonous than the average Euphorbia.

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