Crown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Siamese Lucky Plant
Euphorbia milii 'Lemon Drops'

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: milii (MIL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Lemon Drops

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anniston, Alabama

Phoenix, Arizona

Capistrano Beach, California

Clayton, California

Orlando, Florida

Forsyth, Georgia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 28, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Like all Euphorbia HANDLE WITH CARE, the latex/sap is dangerous and can cause skin rash, itching and general discomfort.