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Euphorbia curvirama

Common names: Cape Candelabra Tree, Kei Euphorbia (E); Kaapse kandelaarnaboom (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Succulent, Tree

Euphorbia curvirama

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

4m x 2m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Euphorbia curvirama

DESCRIPTION
A small, single-stemmed tree with trunk-like branches each with a rounded crown of dark green branchlets which leave the stem at right angles and then curve sharply to grow upwards. The branchlets are usually 4-winged constricted into segments. Each bears stout grey spines along its length. It bears greenish-yellow flowers which are produced above the spines. The fruit is a 3-lobed capsule about 7mm in diameter.
WILDLIFE
LANDSCAPING USES
A wonderful focal plant for a succulent rockery.
GARDEN THEMES
Formal, Rockery, Succulent, Woodland
FLOWERS
FRUIT

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