Although the range of sizes and forms varies tremendously, most gardeners are interested in succulent euphorbia, which are grown as perennials, annuals or houseplants. Euphorbia flower care varies depending on the type grown, though most are relatively on the easy side. Read these articles for more specific information about growing euphorbia plants, including tips on dealing with possible problems.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Candelabra cactus stem rot, also called euphorbia stem rot, is caused by a fungal disease. The tall stems of euphorbia begin to rot at the top of the limbs once the fungus takes hold. Click this article for more information about this disease.
Succulent lovers should definitely have a wax euphorbia succulent in their collection. There are no serious pests or disease associated with this plant and it has an ease of care which appeals to forgetful gardeners. Learn about growing a candelilla euphorbia here.
As the name suggests, Moroccan mound succulents are native to Morocco where they can be found growing on the slopes of the Atlas Mountains. Interested in growing Moroccan mound succulents? Click this article to learn how to grow Moroccan mound euphorbias.
Also known as baby?s breath of the prairie, flowering spurge plants produce white, green-centered flowers from early summer to late summer. Growing flowering spurge isn?t difficult as long as you can provide the right conditions. Click here to learn more.
The genus Euphorbia boasts a number of fascinating and beautiful plants, and the Medusa?s Head euphorbia is one of the most unique, with grayish-green, snake-like branches and yellowish-green blooms. Want to learn how to grow a Medusa?s Head? Click here.
Dragon bone euphorbia is an elegant and structurally unique plant that can live on the patio in summer as long as it is brought indoors before cool temperatures arrive. Learn more about the plant and how to grow it in this article.
Euphorbia obesa, also called baseball plant, forms a ball-like segmented shape that is adapted to hot, arid climates. Euphorbia baseball plant makes an excellent houseplant and is low maintenance. Read here to learn more about it.
Euphorbia plants also go by the easier to say, but less elegant, name of Spurge. There are many varieties of Euphorbia plants and growing them is easy. Learn how to care for these plants in this article.