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PlantFiles: Euphorbia
Euphorbia handiensis

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

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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

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No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative CactusJordi 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 palmbob 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

Regional...

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

Bostonia, California
Spring Valley, California



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