Medusa's Head From The Cape
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This plant has a mild fragrance
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Medusa's Head From The Cape Overview
Euphorbia caput-medusae is a sprawling, succulent shrub, reaching up to 1 m across often found near signal Hill and taken to Europe around 1700's. It was described by Linneus. The remaining narrow, fleshy leaves and a cluster of flower clusters are carried at the end of the branches. An interesting addition to dry areas in the garden or grow them in a well-draining pot.
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How to harvest Medusa's Head From The Cape
Allow seedheads to dry on the plants; remove and collect seeds.
How to propagate Medusa's Head From The Cape
Make cuttings from loose branches.
Sow fresh seed and keep moist.
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Other uses of Medusa's Head From The Cape
Interesting potplant or addition in the rockery.