Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia polychroma

Euphorbia polychroma

Cushion Spurge

Euphorbiaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

late May - June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

SE-Europe and Central-Asia

Euphorbia is a very large and diverse genus in the family Euphorbiaceae, with close to 2000 species. Their common features is a toxic, milky white sap and small, insignificant flowers surrounded by bright coloured modified leaves The best known member of the genus is without doubt the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima.

Propagation:


Cuttings in spring. The cuttings should be dipped in warm water to stop the sap flowing before they are placed in the substrate. 


Seed - sown in January - February.

Seed just covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If there is no germination after 4 weeks, the seed should be refrigerated for 2-4 weeks and then brought back to 20°C (68°F). After germination the seedlings need lower temperatures and plenty of light so the won't become leggy. 

Hardy and easy to grow.

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