Euphorbia horrida f. monstruosa

$32.00

The Euphorbia horrida f. monstrousa aka 'Kikko' is known for its irregular growth and multiple heads that can look anywhere between mottled clumps to knob-like branches. Nursery cultivated for the growth pattern, which is actually a mutation, it hails from South Africa. Commonly know as the Kikko it is alien and unique, it’s an easy-care showstopping plant that would grow well indoors or outdoors.

Origin

Native South Africa.

Sun

Euphorbia horrida do best in full sun, at least 5 to 8 hours a day. Avoid intense afternoon sun. Grow outdoors in light shade in the afternoon or indoors in a sunny window with southern exposure and direct sun.

Water

Native to arid and sub-tropical climates, Euphorbia horrida are drought tolerant plants. Their soil should be allowed to dry out entirely before watering thoroughly.

Tula's Tip

Euphorbia can be propagated from stem cuttings. Take great care when cutting these plants as they contain a sap that can be highly irritant if contacted with skin. Allow cuttings to callous for several days before dusting with rooting hormone and placing in soil. Fertilize: These plants do not require fertilizer though it can be added to give container grown plants a boost or to supplement poor soil. Apply a water-soluble, balanced fertilizer monthly, diluted at half strength.

Size

Approx. 4-5" tall and 3-4" wide. Every plant will vary in size, color and shape. 

 

Delivery Method

Nationwide shipping, NYC delivery and pickup available. Delivered Bare root