Euphorbia (Snow-on-the-Mountain) - Key Growing Information
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-14 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C). Germination can be erratic. Seed sown in the greenhouse should be grown at 60°F (16°C).
SOWING: Plant 3-4 successive sowings 2 weeks apart for a continuous summer harvest. Direct seed (recommended): After last frost, sow seed 1/4" deep. Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost, directly into cell packs or larger containers. Cover seed. Harden off and transplant outside after last frost.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil, but the plants will tolerate poor soil.
PLANT SPACING: 6-9".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh: Cut stems when bracts are fully colored, but before flowers are fully open.
USES: Excellent cut flower. Accent in beds or as annual hedging.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Euphorbia marginata