How to Grow Moroccan Mound Succulents – Care & Propagate ‘Euphorbia resinifera’ plants? –

Hey folks! Welcome back!

I hope you are doing appreciable in your gardening field. Today I am here to introduce you to one of the new things that can do wonders in your garden. 

Succulents have gained attention among Millennials, and every Millennial household might consist of them. Millennials are so attracted to or cling on to house plants, due to the increasing screen world time and decreasing contact with the natural world. Do you know how to grow Moroccan Mound Succulents?

Quick takeaways:

Common NameMoroccan mound succulents, Moroccan mound spurge, Resin spurge
Botanical NameEuphorbia resinifera
SoilAny soil type
WaterLittle or bare minimum water requirements until the soils are dry completely.
Flowering/NonfloweringFlowering, The plant bears small yellow flowers in late winter or early spring.
Flower color yellow Specialties Easy to grow like Leucospermum and maintain. Very easy to propagate. Aesthetic and eye-catchy. The dried latex of the plant was used for medicines in ancient times.
Height24″ at maturity in height and 60″ across in width
Sun ExposureFull to partial sun exposure
Hardiness (The ability to endure difficult weather conditions)Fully hardy

What are some of the benefits of growing Succulents?

So, as you have decided to grow succulents in your home garden, now is the time to know some of the benefits of growing succulents in detail. They are as follows:

How to Grow Moroccan Mound Succulents - Care & Propagate 'Euphorbia resinifera' plants? -
  • They can help in purifying the air around the house.
  • They can brighten up a home in any climatic condition.
  • With just a bare minimum from the owner, they can make the best companions for those who reside alone as they add liveliness to the place.
  • Their adaptation to any place makes them unique and eye-catchy.
  • They can add fresh oxygen to the place.
  • They hold the power of improving humidity levels in the house.
  • Succulents improve Air quality.
  • According to Feng Shui, Succulents can bring wealth, good fortune, and prosperity.
  • Succulents have high decorative value.
  • Succulents are easy and simple to propagate.

How to grow Moroccan Mound Succulents?

Is it easy to grow succulents? There are various questions that might come to your mind. But let me tell you that these Moroccan mound succulents can be planted in containers with similar types of succulents or even individually in pots.

These succulents can be grown outside too, in mild climates with bare minimum maintenance. This plant enjoys full to partial sun exposure.

This plant requires very little effort as it can be planted in any soil type, with well drainage facilities, little water, and a good fertilizer. Moroccan mound succulents can rapidly mound, branch, and spread to full bloom.

How to Propagate Moroccan Mound Succulents?

While propagating this plant gloves are a must, as these Moroccan Mound Succulents exude a thick, milky latex which is the plant’s resin; that is poisonous.

It can be dangerous if this latex gets on the skin or touches any part of the body. Thus these plants should be handled or touched wearing gloves, and the gloves should also be washed thoroughly after touching these plants.

These plants can be easily propagated by removing a branch or an offset, washing it thoroughly to let the latex be removed from the cutting edge allowing it to dry for a week, and then planting it in the same container or a different container.

What are the easiest Succulents to grow?

Below is the list of the easiest succulents to grow in your home garden. They are as follows:

  • Aloe Vera
  • Jade Plant
  • Echeveria
  • Snake Plant
  • Zebra Plant
  • Burro’s Tail
  • Panda plant

How to Care for Moroccan Mound Succulents?

Do you know how to care for succulents? If yes, then you are doing great, but if not, then you should know about it. So, let’s know about it in more detail.

Even though succulent plants need minimum care and low maintenance, there are a few points that need consideration for planting Succulents.

These plants can do wonders with just a bare minimum, thus these plants are a blessing with their mere existence.

Here are a few points for keeping succulents healthy and happy:

  • Succulents require a good amount of sunlight or at least enough sunlight for them to flourish.
  • Rotating succulents is very much necessary, to make sure all the parts get sunlight.
  • Before planting any succulents, make sure about the water requirements for the plant.
  • Choosing a pot or a container with proper drainage is very important.

How many varieties of Succulents are there?

You will be happy to know that there are more than 10,000 different types of succulents around the world.

More breeds of succulents are continuously developed, by cross-breeding in nurseries so that the world is able to receive maximum benefits from these beautiful plants.

In this article, we will discuss one such Succulent; Moroccan Mound Succulents also known as Euphorbia Resinifera Plant.

All about Moroccan Mound Succulents

Euphorbia resinifera or Moroccan mound succulents are often considered a cactus, but it is not. Indeed it is a low-growing succulent. As the name suggests, Moroccan mound succulents are native to Morocco, where they are found growing on the slopes of the Atlas Mountains.

It is a succulent that has four-sided stems with brown spines, and an upright habit of pale bluish-green. This plant bears small yellow flowers in late winter or early spring.

Why are Succulents so popular?

Succulents are so popular as they have unique adaptations, making them low maintenance with minimum water requirements.

Their thick, fleshy leaves and stems, and also their larger roots allow them to retain water so that they do not need watering as frequently as other plants.

These plants require minimal care like the Melampodium plant and can live through even if dilapidated. Although all plants flourish well if cared for and noticed by the owner. Thus with minimum water, good sunlight, and a few sweet words from the owner, they can make the best companion plants for those who reside alone as they add liveliness to the place.

These plants can do wonders with just a bare minimum, thus catching the eyes of Millennials ever since their existence.

Note of caution:

These Moroccan Mound Succulents exude a thick, milky latex which is the plant’s resin; that is poisonous. It can be dangerous if this latex gets on the skin or touches any part of the body. Thus these plants should be handled or touched wearing gloves, and the gloves should also be washed thoroughly after touching these plants.

Wrapping up the context

In this guide, you come to know that the plants’ resin is considered dangerous, thus it should be handled with extra care while maintaining. Even while propagating, gloves are a must. These plants can be easily propagated by removing a branch or an offset, washing it thoroughly to let the latex be removed from the cutting edge allowing it to dry for a week, and then planting it in the same container or a different container.

Succulents have gained attention among Millennials, and every Millennial household might consist of them. Millennials are so attracted to or cling on to house plants, due to the increasing screen world time and decreasing contact with the natural world. Do you know how to grow Moroccan Mound Succulents?

These Moroccan Mound Succulents are so popular as they have unique adaptations, making them low maintenance with minimum water requirements. So, you have to read the whole guide to understand it properly.

Thanks for reading! Happy Gardening!

Becky Decker

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