Devils Backbone Euphorbias are popular for a few reasons. First, they are easy to grow and maintain. Second, their flowers are beautiful and wellcarried. Third, the fruit is tasty and nutritious. Fourth, they have a long blooming period. Fifth, they are hardy in most climates.
Devil’s Backbone Euphorbia – 4″ Pot
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Euphorbia is a genus of about 100–300 species of flowering plants in the Euphorbiaceae family. They are succulents, meaning they store water in their stems and leaves. The word euphorbia comes from the Greek for “joyful plant” because of their cheerful flowers.Devils Backbone Euphorbia is a particular type of euphorbias that was named after the Devils Backbone formation in Virginia, USA. This formation is a prominent geological feature consisting of clay, sandstone, and limestone strata that run parallel to each other and make an S-shape when viewed from above.
- Unlike other types of plants, succulents absorb water and nutrients through the leaves.
- Succulents have roots that penetrate deep into the ground to collect water and nutrients
- A peculiarity of these plants is their ability to store water in their stems and leaves
- -They reproduce by new growth from bulbs at the ends of branches
- This plant is perfect as an indoor plant due to its low light and heat requirements
- It is well known as an air purifying plant. The jovial flowers reportedly help ease depression and mild anxiety
- Succulent - This category contains all plants classified as succulents. Many are harvested by kids and adults for their taste and general usefulness. Others contain lime or silica, making them highly resistant to drought.
- Devil’s Backbone - It refers to the concentration of the plants water storage in its leaves, which is analogous to creating a channel through bedrock with a devils backbone.
- Sun-lovers - With its branching structure, Euphorbia can grow in both sunny and shaded locations, ultimately benefiting from multiple light levels
- This plant makes a great landscape plant in the summer
- This plant tolerates dry conditions and lots of sun, but requires watering and humane repotting from time to time