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EvergreenGlaucous, grey-green leaves to 13cm (5in) long
Brown or black
GreenGreen with a black eye
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightCompact habit.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)Borderline
EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould.Place of originPortugal, western Mediterranean.
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Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
When: Annually in early Spring.
RHS group 5, 6 & 7
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Toxic - Category B - CAUTIONSkin & eye irritantHarmful if eaten (People & Pets)
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant