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How big does spurge grow?
Last Updated: 20th May, 2020
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In this regard, how big do euphorbia grow?
Grows to tree size (16 ft.) Euphorbia milii, "Crown of Thorns"—Thorny, bushy plant that loves warm, wet weather. Bracts in shades of red, yellow, orange and white will open throughout the year. Grows to 6 feet high by 5 ft.
Also, how do you take care of a spurge? As a general rule, Spurge requires well-drained soil in full sun. A few tolerate shadier conditions, but none of the family is fussy about soil condition. They even thrive in very poor soils and can tolerate periods of drought. Euphorbia plant care is simple.
Moreover, is spurge annual or perennial?
All there is to know about the spurge Practically the only thing they share in common is the sap which is highly irritant and poisonous. The plant can be a perennial, an annual, a biennial and sometimes grows as big as a shrub.
Can you cut back spurge?
Woody Euphorbia Pruning Mediterranean spurge, which can grow 3 to 4 feet tall and wide, can be cut back to the woody framework of stems or the ground every year after they bloom. New shoots are often already forming at the base of the plant when old stems yellow, so clip carefully.