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Slipper Plant, Gallito
Scientific Name: Pedilanthus macrocarpus Benth.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Slipper Plant, Gallito (Pedilanthus macrocarpus)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix to 22F (-5C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade (in Phoenix)

Origin: Mexico (Sonora, Baja California)

Growth Habits: Evergreen bush to 6 feet tall, 6 feet in diameter (1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Little water (once a month during the growing season)

Propagation: Cuttings or seeds

Pedilanthus is a small genus, closely related to Euphorbia.
Slipper Plant, Gallito (Pedilanthus macrocarpus)

Slipper Plant, Gallito (Pedilanthus macrocarpus)

Blooming Habits:
The bright red cyathia is produced at the end of the summer.

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