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Euphorbia knobelii
Scientific Name: Euphorbia knobelii Letty
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia  knobelii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, Hardy down to 34F (1C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Southern Africa (North West Province) where it is rare

Growth Habits: Thorny succulent shrub, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), small underground trunk, many mostly unbranched stems, with 5 angles segments, spines up to 0.4 inches long (1 cm), generally shorter in cultivation.

Watering Needs: Keep dry in winter

Propagation: Cuttings

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers

Fruiting Habits:

This species is dormant in winter, keep it totally dry at or around 50F (10C).

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