Variegated Euphorbia lactea (Dragon bones)
$20.00 incl. GST
- The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
- Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
- Overall Height was measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.
- Plant Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:-
- 40cm for POT SIZE 13cm(Ø)
- Variegated Euphorbia lactea 'Dragon Bones' is a captivating and visually striking succulent.
- It belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family and is often referred to as the "Dragon Bones" plant.
- The plant is recognized for its unique growth habit, featuring columnar stems with distinct ridges and furrows.
- 'Dragon Bones' gets its name from the appearance of its stems, resembling the bones of a dragon.
- The succulent's stems are green with pale cream to white variegation, creating a stunning contrast.
- This Euphorbia can grow to an impressive height of about 6 to 10 feet (1.8 to 3 meters) under optimal conditions.
- It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil.
- Variegated Euphorbia lactea 'Dragon Bones' is well-suited for arid and desert-themed gardens or as a dramatic focal point in landscapes.
- The plant is drought-tolerant and requires infrequent watering, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.
- Its unique form and variegated coloring make it a sought-after choice among succulent enthusiasts and collectors.
- 'Dragon Bones' adds a touch of exotic beauty and architectural interest to succulent collections and outdoor settings.
- Use well-draining cactus or succulent potting mix.
- A mix with added perlite or sand for improved drainage is suitable.
- Make sure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.
- Use a diluted, balanced, liquid cactus or succulent fertilizer.
- Apply the fertilizer during the active growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks.
- Reduce or suspend fertilization during the dormant winter months.
- Variegated Euphorbia lactea prefers bright, indirect light.
- It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but avoid intense midday sun.
- Place the plant near a south or west-facing window or provide filtered light.
- Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
- Water thoroughly when watering, but avoid waterlogging.
- Water less frequently during the dormant winter months.