Euphorbia, Crested Oleander Spurge, Hedge Euphorbia, Indian Spurge Tree 'Cristata Variegata'

Euphorbia neriifolia

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: neriifolia (ner-ee-eye-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cristata Variegata

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Deciduous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

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Spacing:

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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)

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Grenoble,

Spring Valley, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 28, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have had this plant for a few years, and see it often for sale in local cactus/succulent trade... thought it was going to be one of those plants I would wish I had a greenhouse for in the winter... but surprisingly cold hardy and also very sun hardy for a variegated plant. Lives in a pot totally unprotected in my backyard all summer long- no signs of sun damage, even in temps over 100F. In winter I put it on the patio, but wondering if I even need to do that. Last year handled temps into the high 20s without any problem (lost its leaves, which it otherwise has most of the year).

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