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Tolda, Leafless Spurge
Scientific Name: Euphorbia aphylla Brouss.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Tolda, Leafless Spurge (Euphorbia  aphylla)
Euphorbia aphylla at Monaco's Jardin Exotique
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30 F (-1 C), might need protection in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in Phoenix, protect from excessive heat

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Southern part of Tenerife (Canary Islands)

Growth Habits: Clumping, freely branching, succulent stems, forms shrub up to 8 feet tall (2.5 m), leafless

Watering Needs:


The species name 'aphylla' comes from the Greek for 'without leaves'.

Tolda, Leafless Spurge (Euphorbia  aphylla)

Blooming Habits:
Blooms in summer

Fruiting Habits:

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