EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii

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EUPHORBIA characias ssp. wulfenii

Mediterranean Euphorbia
(veneta)
Select Item No. EA250

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Western Mediterranean
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Beautiful clusters of yellow-green blossoms subtly displayed against the green foliage. Large blossom stalks. Early spring flowering. Drought resistant. Avoid contact with the milky sap of the leaves that can cause dermatitis.
Historical: Genus allegedly named for Euphorbus, 1st century doctor of King Juba II of Mauritania.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: grey-green, lanceolate, arranged in spirals around the thick stems
Growth Habit: erect / clumping / bushy / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 130 cm
Spacing between Plants: 130 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / warm
Location:
Characteristics: toxic plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.52381 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
105
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
30 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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