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Euphorbia x lomi 'Tropical Fiesta'

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: x lomi
Cultivar: Tropical Fiesta

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Cactus and Succulents

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

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Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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:

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive bbinnj On Sep 5, 2006, bbinnj from West Orange, NJ (Zone 6a) wrote:

Plant bloomed twice for me since I received it as a gift, once in mid July, and again late August to early September. I was advised to give it plant food (30-15-15 or 20-20-20) with every watering through the summer, did that and misted it too during the extreme heat. It needs to be pruned now, it is quite tall. I had it in part shade- filtered sunlight outside on my patio.

Positive GardenFairey On Jan 15, 2005, GardenFairey from Forsyth, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

One of my favorites


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

Clayton, California
Sarasota, Florida
Forsyth, Georgia
West Orange, New Jersey
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Brenham, Texas
Santa Fe, Texas

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