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|1||Euphorbia (Peach - Red) - Succulent Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Bright-green leaves grow along its thick, thorny stems. Lower leaves naturally fall off as the plant ages. If your plant gets too tall and leggy, you can prune it back by half its size in spring. This will cause it to branch out.
New stems will grow from below where the pruning cuts were made, making this succulent bushy and full.Euphorbia includes annuals, perennial herbs, shrubs and trees that have a corrosive and poisonous milky sap. Many are succulent and can either be thorny or unarmed. The deciduous leaves can either be alternate, opposite or in whorls. All spurges produce unisexual flowers.Its flowers are actually bracts that last for several weeks and are available in bright pink, red, white or yellow. Today's hybrids produce more -- even bigger -- flowers than ever before. Spring and summer are usually the best seasons for an abundance of blooms. Crown of Thorns flower dependably when they get enough light. They're easy to grow and drought-tolerant, prefering slightly dry, sandy soil.This succulent stores water in its thick stems just like a cactus, so it can be watered less frequently than other house plants. If its leaves turn yellow and fall off, cut back on the watering.
|Plant Height||14 inch (36 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Euphorbia ,Euphorbia milii,crown of thorns,Christ plant,Christ thorn,spurge, Rosa Corona .|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Height: 1.00 to 3.00 feet Spread: 0.50 to 1.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||this plant comes in various colors like Red,peach,yellow-red,ivory-white,pink-green,yellow,white-pink,peach-red,|
|Bloom Time ||almost year-round|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow.|
Planting and careAlso, avoid placing the plant in an area with direct sunlight before the plant establishes a mature root system. It is advisable to wear gloves when taking euphorbia cuttings because the latex can cause skin irritation.Prune off growing tips to control plants height.Plants that dont bloom arent getting enough light. Move Crown of Thorns to a sunny window where it gets about 4 hours of direct sun every day.
CAUTION: Wear thick gloves when handling this plant -- those thorns are sharp! Also, watch out for its toxic, milky sap, which can irritate your skin, eyes and mouth.
Take 3 in (7.5 cm) stem cuttings in spring or summer. Dip the cut ends in warm water for a few minutes to stop the flow of sap then allow to dry for 24 hours before inserting into barely moist potting mix. Cuttings will root in about 6 weeks.
|Sunlight ||Bright light to full sun. |
|Watering ||Allow the top 1 in (2.5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings. Water less in winter when the plant rests. Also, avoid getting water on the leaves and stems because they can rot if they get too wet.|
|Soil ||A fast-draining medium such as cactus potting mix works best. |
|Temperature ||Grows best with average room temperatures 60 to 75F/16 to 24C; A cooler winter rest of 55F/13C will help promote flowers in spring and summer.|
|Fertilizer ||Feed every 2 weeks spring through fall with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half. In winter, feed monthly.|
- Whether you want a giant thornless cactus specimen 6 feet tall or a creeping, sweetly flowering ground cover, you should try growing Euphorbias
- They reward the gardener with more than just good looks, but remind us all of the variety and beauty found in nature
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Euphorbia milii?
Euphorbia milli is a succulent, flowering plant also known as Crown of thorns belonging to family Euphorbiaceae.
How to propagate Euphorbia milii?
Euphorbia milli can be propagated through stem cuttings easily. Stop watering before taking plant cuttings, remove most of the leaves on the cutting, dip the cut portion in rooting hormone and place in a pot filled with soil about 1 inch deep.
How to care Euphorbia milii?
Euphorbia milli is easy to care. Apply water when soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not over water the plant. Place the plant at a location that receives 3-6 hours of direct sunlight.
Is Euphorbia milii poisonous?
Euphorbia milli contains irritating chemicals in its latex and is not recommended for consumption.
Is Euphorbia milii a succulent?
Yes, Euphorbia milli is a succulent plant.
Euphorbia milii have a flower?
Yes, Euphorbia milli is a flowering plant.
What is the color of Euphorbia milii flower?
Euphorbia milli comes in variety of flower colors ike Red, Peach, Pink etc.
Euphorbia milii is a tree?
No, Euphorbia milli is a small shrubby plant.
Is Euphorbia milii a cactus?
No, Euphorbia milli is not cactus, it is a succulent.
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety
Thursday, 21 November 2019
I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team
Monday, 18 November 2019
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