Euphorbia
Euphorbia handiensis

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: handiensis (han-dee-EN-sis) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Bostonia, California

Spring Valley, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On Aug 25, 2008, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

Plants in the ground have been severely damaged by 24F in January '07.

Jordi

Neutral

On Mar 5, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Another clumping, columnar Euphorbia, this one from the Canary Islands. Very columnar, non-angular with sparse, long white spines, branching near the ground. No info on cold hardiness