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PlantFiles Pictures: Crown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Siamese Lucky Plant 'Thai Hybrid' (Euphorbia mili

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Azalea
Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

August 26, 2003
4:13 AM

Post #627720

Crown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Siamese Lucky Plant 'Thai Hybrid'
Euphorbia milii


A thorny slow growing Euphorbia. Likes full to part sun, the bright red 1/2\\\" flowers brighten up any space. This plant is about 6 years old.

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skrsmsb
New Orleans, LA

August 27, 2003
10:16 PM

Post #629507

I have have the red cultivar of this plant for 23 years.
It blooms 12 months a year in part shade on my 9A terrace.
I bring it inside whenever we have an (infrequent) freeze.
I have Never even changed the soil. It thrives on neglect.
It is growing in a 12-inch heavy terra cotta pot.

Azalea
Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

August 27, 2003
10:45 PM

Post #629521

I also have a yellow one, but it is much smaller.
pasi
Helsinki
Finland
(Zone 4b)

August 29, 2003
7:21 AM

Post #631144

Hello,
what a nice plant! I visited couple of days ago to my friend. There I saw that wanderfull Christ plant there. I asked to have a small cutting of that. She gave me three pieces sized about 10 cm (five inch). In the same evening I put these to small flower-pot an now is very exiting to expect how it start to grow. If somebody know, how I have to care for it and how often it needs water, please tell!

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Azalea
Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

August 29, 2003
12:58 PM

Post #631251

This is a very slow growing plant, and slow to root too. I would start it in a sandy mixture with good drainage, do not overwater or it will rot. Good luck.

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