B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:7
Type of plant - perennial
Fruit: ....(medusa branches radial, crowded, to 75cm. long, 2.5cm. dia.)
Foliage: linear, fleshy to 5x1mm..... glob. body semi-subterr.
Height in meters: 0.3x1
Parts of Euphorbia caput-medusae are considered toxic.
Common names for Euphorbia caput-medusae:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
26: Succulent Plant Seed List
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
37: South African Native and Introduced Plants
131: Toxic Plants
169: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
720: Fire Resistant Plants
Euphorbia caput-medusae seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 6mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 25°C.
Pre chill HP for 7 day. Sow in lime-free compost.