24 June 2009

Euphorbia decaryi

Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) decaryi (de-KAR-yee)

Sun Exposure: Shade to light shade
Origin: Southeastern Madagascar
Growth Habits: Slow growing, stem succulent, leaves 2 inches long (5 cm) Multiple branched with crinkled, Leathery-Textured leaves. Spread by underground stolons.

Watering Needs: Let the soil dry out between watering, very little in water when the plant is dormant, try not to overwater them. The soil should be very well draining.
Danger: Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color: Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Bloom Time: Mid Summer


  1. I never thought about making a succulent into a bonsai...interesting!

  2. Thanks,
    It would be concidered more of a companion or accessory plant than a “true” bonsai
    Kusamono or Shitakusa



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