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Euphorbia stellispina
Scientific Name: Euphorbia stellispina Phillips non Haw.
Synonym: Euphorbia stellaespina
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia  stellispina Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Needs some protection in Phoenix on coldest nights

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Cape Province, little Namaqualand)

Growth Habits: Succulent, grows slowly up to 2 feet high (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Keep dry from November to March


Euphorbia stellispina has star-shaped spines, a nice bark, and is easy to grow, all this makes it quite popular. As with the other Euphorbias, its sap is poisonous.

Euphorbia  stellispina

Cultural Practices:
This species is dormant in winter, keep it totally dry at or around 40F (4C).

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