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Euphorbia geroldii
Scientific Name: Euphorbia geroldii W. Rauh
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia  geroldii
Euphorbia geroldii at the Great Petaluma Desert
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30 F. (-1C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Northeastern Madagascar

Growth Habits: Semi succulent shrub, up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m)

Watering Needs: Enjoy a moist soil.


With wider leaves than Euphorbia millii and no spine, it prefers shade and likes more moisture than other similar Euphorbias.
It has been distributed by ISI as ISI98-45 (HBG81843).

Euphorbia  geroldii

Cultural Practices:
Tends to become leggy. Prune tips to preserve bushyness.

Blooming Habits:
Abundant red cyathias

Fruiting Habits:

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