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PlantFiles: Euphorbia
Euphorbia pseudocactus 'Lyttoniana'

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Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: pseudocactus (soo-doh-KAK-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Lyttoniana

Synonym:Euphorbia pseudocactus var. lyttoniana

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Oct 7, 2007, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is sort of a semi-dwarf, upright and nearly square in cross-section version of Euphorbia pseudocactus. It is slower growing and tends to form closely spaced, compact colonies. The banded variegation seems less pronounced in this variety. And it is nearly spineless.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona



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