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Euphorbia lactea


Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Euphorbia
                        Specie: Euphorbia lactea

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Mottled green branches; brown spines

Uses: Rock gardens Dry gardens Containers

Zones: 10-11

Description: The upwardly arching branches of this succulent shrub give rise to some of its common names. Native to India and naturalized in the West Indies and Florida, it grows up to 15 ft (4.5 m ) tall. The triangular branches are mottled green and white and the sp

Growth Habit: Short trunk with crown of upward angular branches

Comments: Succulent

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