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Devils Backbone in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Euphorbia tithymaloides syn. Pedilanthus tithymaloides

 

Devil's Backbone

Euphorbia tithymaloides is also known by the scientific name Pedilanthus tithymaloides. The shrub can grow to 6 to 8 feet (1.8 to 2.4 m) in height and generally is about 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm) in width.

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plant Features
  • Devils Backbone likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Devils Backbone likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Devils Backbone is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Devils Backbone likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Devil's Backbone

Latin name

Euphorbia tithymaloides syn. Pedilanthus tithymaloides

type

Succulent

family

Euphorbiaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Devils Backbone likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Devils Backbone is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Devils Backbone likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Devils Backbone likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Devils Backbone is 0.60meters x 2.40meters 0.60 M 2.40 M

Euphorbia tithymaloides syn. Pedilanthus tithymaloides

Euphorbia tithymaloides is also known by the scientific name Pedilanthus tithymaloides. The shrub can grow to 6 to 8 feet (1.8 to 2.4 m) in height and generally is about 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm) in width.


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