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Euphorbia tirucalli

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 401364

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Euphorbia tirucalli is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence: m. WHITE, f. GREEN-YELLOW
Fruit: 3 lobed WHITE capsules
Foliage: YELLOW-GREEN grooved branches...sow in spring
Height, in meters: 9
Height, in feet: 29.70
Euphorbia tirucalli seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Euphorbia tirucalli are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Euphorbia tirucalli:
Euphorbia laro, 

Common names for Euphorbia tirucalli:

(latex potential fuel hydrocarbon source),  (tox: phorbol esters, ingenol),  African Milkbush,  Almeidinha,  Aveloz,  Bleistiftbaum,  Consuelda,  Euphorbe antivenerien,  Finger Tree,  Fingertree,  Indian Tree-Spurge,  Milk Bush,  Milkbush,  Milkhedge,  Pench Tree,  Penchtree,  Pencil Tree,  Petroleum-Plant,  Poinsettia,  Rubber Euphorbia,  Snow on the Mountain,  Spurge,  Tiru-Malu, 


Euphorbia tirucalli 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
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
113:   East African Native Plant Seed List
131:   Toxic Plants
Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
386:  Euphorbiaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.


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Germination guide for Euphorbia tirucalli

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Euphorbia tirucalli seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Euphorbia tirucalli 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.


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