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Euphorbia francoisii
Scientific Name: Euphorbia francoisii Leandri
Synonym:
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia  francoisii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 11-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 55F (12C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Madagascar

Growth Habits: Evergreen caudiciform, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Keep dry in winter.

Propagation: Seeds, leave or stem cuttings


The Euphorbia francoisii is one of the most attractive Euphorbias in the Euphorbia ambovombensis group. It has dark green leaves with slightly wavy margin at the end of a beige stem. As the plant ages, it develops a nice caudex, and can be used to make extremely attractive bonsai.

Euphorbia  francoisii

Euphorbia  francoisii

Blooming Habits:
Yellowish green bracts.

Fruiting Habits:

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