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Euphorbia cotinifolia - Caribbean Copper Plant


Euphorbia cotinifolia - Caribbean Copper Plant (Euphorbia cotinifolia - Caribbean Copper Plant)

A nice Caribbean Copper Plant growing in the parking lot area
of Balboa Naval Hospital. Photo taken Nov. 15, 2009.



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What an unusual looking tree.
It looks like the foliage is dead being that colour ..... i like the shape of the tree and it's foliage though !

17 Nov, 2009

 

Louise1:

This is actually a very popular shrub or small tree.
It is because of the copper-colored leaves...why
it's so popular. It also has small white flowers...they
are not noticeable in the photo though.

17 Nov, 2009

 

Is that it's natual shape? I can't imagine you can trim a Euphorbia. Great pictures as always Andy.

21 Nov, 2009

 

Rbtkew:

These shrubs/trees can easily be trimmed. However, it
tends to grow naturally very roundish in shape.

21 Nov, 2009

 

That is lovely lovely colour and shape.

3 Feb, 2011

 

Sixpence:

There's some really nice larger trees in my neighborhood. In Spring I'll have to take some photo...as now they're all without leaves. I have one in a pot, too.

4 Feb, 2011

 

I shall look forward to seeing them all in spring time, yours too.

4 Feb, 2011

 

Sixpence:

I noticed my plant is starting to put out some very small leaves. This tree has a very short deciduous period.

4 Feb, 2011

 

Thats great Andy will be looking sooner than I thought, interesting it only has a short deciduous period though.

5 Feb, 2011

 

Most trees from tropical climates usually have very short deciduous periods...some like my Ficus religiosa has a deciduous period of only about 3 weeks (in late spring).

5 Feb, 2011

 

Thats not very long is it.

5 Feb, 2011

 

Sixpence:

Many tropical/subtropical trees here are considered "briefly deciduous"...some trees loose their leaves as new ones are growing like: Fraxinus uhdei (Mexican, Tropical Ash)

5 Feb, 2011

 

Brilliant to be able to see such a thing really but thats mother nature for you.

5 Feb, 2011



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