spiky cucumber

by Julie
(Newham City)




it is c. 35cm tall, and cylindrical and has very sharp pointy spikes - i acquired it from John the Vintage Gardener at Newham City Farm's Summer open day; John is ninety-two years old, no wonder it had to be repotted as it's so vigorous :)

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Oct 31, 2014
Be careful
by: Jacki

This is Euphorbia, which is huge genus of extremely poisonous plants. You can see more about them here.

I really wish people would label plants properly, especially those that could pose a problem with their caustic sap. John really should know better at his age!

To keep it vigorous, give it good bright light, and don't over water it.

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