Euphorbia Nirifolia - Oleander Spurge

Weight:- 1500 g

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.