Euphorbia Ingens. Candelabra Tree.
The Euphorbia Ingens is a fast growing upright succulent tree, with cactus-like segmented arms growing from a single thick trunk . Each has 4-5 vertical ridges with small spines running along them. Small greenish-yellow flowers sit on the uppermost segment of each branch from autumn to winter. The fruit is a round 3 lobed capsule turning red/purple when ripe. Capable of reaching heights of 12m in it's natural habitat.
Be aware of it's milky sap which can be an irritant to eyes and mucous membranes.
Perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. Very difficult to find for sale at this size in the UK.
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EUPHORBIA INGENS. Candelabra Tree
Latin Name: Euphorbia Ingens
Common Name: Candelabra Tree, Cowboy Cactus, Cactus Euphorbia, Good Luck Cactus.
Origin: South and East Mexico.
Hardiness: Frost tender.
Growth Characteristics: Tall upright succulent tree with cactus-like segmented arms growing from a single trunk. Each have 4-5 vertical ridges with small spines on the edges. Small greenish-yellow flowers on the ridges of the top most segment. Fruit is a 3 lobed capsule turn red/purple when ripe. Milky sap which can be an irritant. Require little maintenance
Sun: Full sun/partial shade.
Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty.
Moisture: Water during growing season. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.
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