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Re: Euphorbia platyclada

Slow is an overstatement of its growth rate, Auralie. I've had this one for 3 years and it has barely doubled in size. I saw a picture of one somewhere that was 2 or 3 tall--and it didn't look much different than mine, just more of it. Strange plant.

On Sunday, February 27, 2005, at 11:09 AM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 02/27/2005 10:36:01 AM Eastern Standard Time,
jsinger@igc.org writes:
Ceres, here's a link to that close relative of Sticks of Fire I mention
earlier. It's about the weirdest looking plant I know.


Jim, that looks like the thing someone gave me a cutting of a few
weeks ago.  She called it her favorite plant, but I think it is just
about the least preposessing thing I have ever seen.  I think the
cutting has rooted and is growing - I think.  With a magnifying
glass I can just make out green tips - my friend claimed they
were blossoms.  You couldn't prove it by me.  I ask myself each
day why I am trying to nurture this strange thing - but I guess that's
what we do.

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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