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  Euphorbia lactea 'Cristata'
  Family Name : Euphorbiaceae

  Common Names : Elkhorn, Candelabra Plant, Frilled Fan, Crested Euphorbia, Dragon Bones, False Cactus

 
Elkhorn,Candelabra Plant,Frilled Fan,Crested Euphorbia,Dragon Bones,False Cactus
  • Record Info
    • Featured in '1001 Garden Plants in Singapore' Book (2ed) :
      TRUE
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Herbaceous)
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Plant Shape :
      Broad / Mushroom / Hemispherical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Stems
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought, Shallow Media (8 -10cm)
      Landscape Uses :
      Green Roof, Focal Plant, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Rockery / Desert Garden
      Usage Hazards / Cons :
      Spines/Thorns - Stem/Branch, Spines/Thorns - Trunk, Irritant - Sap
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun, Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Little Water
  • Foliar
    • Foliar Modification :
      Spine (axillary)
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      4.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Dicot)
  • Non-Foliar & Storage
    • Root Type :
      Underground (Fibrous Root)

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