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50092  

Acalypha 'Heterophylla'




Acalypha Heterophylla

$9.95  

Branches pendulous with ragged, wavy, narrow ribbon-like leaves. Green with yellow edges. Euphorbiaceae


50078  

Acalypha 'Inferno'




Acalypha Inferno

$9.95  

Small leaves on fire, varying from yellow to orange to red. Australian cultivar. Euphorbiaceae


50077  

Acalypha 'Kilauea'

(Syn.: Acalypha 'Firestorm', probably the same as 'Cypress Elf', and 'Mardi Gras')



Acalypha Kilauea

$9.95  

Dark green finely cut leaves bordered pink, becoming more colorful in summer heat. Euphorbiaceae


50095  

Acalypha 'Marginata'

Copperleaf



Acalypha Marginata

$9.95  

Coppery leaves, with thin serrate margins of pink. Hardiest variety to 32F. Euphorbiaceae


90159  

Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

(Cnidoscolus chayamansa), Mayan Spinach Tree, Chaya



Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

$9.95  

Chaya is a highly nutritious green vegetable shrub from southern Mexico and Central America. It's very rich in protein, vitamins, calcium, and iron. Grows 6 to 8 feet high, somewhat resembling a cassava plant. As it is from the dry tropics, it is quite drought resistant. Plant in sun or light shade. It cannot take frost or water-logged soil. Butterflies love the small white flowers. Due to the fact that the leaves contain cyanide, they must be cooked to remove the toxic substances. Please do an extensive internet search for advice before consuming. USDA zones 9b - 11. Euphorbiaceae


90341  

Euphorbia bicompacta var. rubra - Green Form

(Syn.: Synadenium compactum var. rubrum, incorrectly as Synadenium grantii), African Milk Bush



Euphorbia bicompacta var. rubra (Green Form)

$14.95  

This is a thornless semi-succulent shrub that is grown in tropical gardens for its large fleshy colorful leaves. The leaf color varies for different forms from green with red splotches to mostly reddish-purple with green spots. Plants offered here are of the green form. It's grown as a tropical looking ornamental and can be used as an informal hedge. Grows 6 to 15 feet high. Requires part to full sun and very good drainage. This drought resistant plant doesn't like to be overwatered. It's hardy to a light frost, but will probably drop its leaves. USDA zones 9 - 12. This native of Kenya is usually misnamed in the horticulture trade being confused with its rarely grown greener relative Synadenium grantii (now known as Euphorbia umbellata). Most of the synadeniums have been reclassified into the Euphorbia family.

Warning: When injured or pruned, it produces large amounts of white latex sap which is an extreme irritant and can cause dermatitis and eye injury. Don't grow it around small children or animals that might ingest it, as it is poisonous. Euphorbiaceae


69077  

Euphorbia cotinifolia




Euphorbia cotinifolia

$9.95  

Tall shrub or small tree with glowing copper-red leaves. Be careful of irritating sap! Mexico to So. America. Euphorbiaceae





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