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Euphorbia x martinii (Martin's spurge)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Euphorbia x martinii

Other names: Martin's spurge

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species: E. x martinii - E. × martinii is a dwarf, evergreen sub-shrub with narrow, dark grey-green leaves. It bears open sprays of greenish-yellow, sometimes purple-eyed, flowers in spring and summer.


Euphorbia x martinii is: Evergreen

Flower: Purple, Yellow-green in Spring; Purple, Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

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Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Cut back flowering shoots to ground-level in late summer or autumn. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Euphorbia x martinii (Martin's spurge) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained, light soil in full sun. Prefers mild areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Euphorbia X Martinii Agm
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Botanical name: Euphorbia x martinii

Other names: Martin's spurge

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species: E. x martinii - E. × martinii is a dwarf, evergreen sub-shrub with narrow, dark grey-green leaves. It bears open sprays of greenish-yellow, sometimes purple-eyed, flowers in spring and summer.


Euphorbia x martinii is: Evergreen

Flower: Purple, Yellow-green in Spring; Purple, Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Cut back flowering shoots to ground-level in late summer or autumn. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Euphorbia x martinii (Martin's spurge) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained, light soil in full sun. Prefers mild areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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