This succulent has low maintenance and grows easily.
||Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Green) - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Euphorbia tithymaloides is a popular, erect, perennial, succulent; grow up to 6 feet tall. The leaves are glabrous and acuminate in shape, with smooth edges. The veins in the leaves are pinnate.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Devil Backbone, Redbird Flower, Buck Thorn, Cimora Misha, Christmas Candle, Fiddle Flower, Jacob Ladder
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 6 feet
||Rarely flowers indoors
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Keep in a bright sunny location.
Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in a dark room.
While re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.
Euphorbia tithymaloides care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||60 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Euphorbia tithymaloides special feature
Small succulent subshrub for sunny indoor areas.Zigzag stems exude a poisonous milky sap when cut.
Euphorbia tithymaloides uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose