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Euphorbia pulcherrima : fact sheet


Species name:
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Common names:
Christmas star ,Karlienbom ,Poinsettia
Description:
Poinsettia, Succulent Shrub Tall

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,Exotic to South Africa ,Naturalised in South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 300cm
Width:
Less than 300cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Succulent ,Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,With Flower-like Leaves
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Sap Milky
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental

Plant suppliers

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
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Tulbagh Kwekery

Tulbagh
tel: 0232300694
email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
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