Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated) - Succulent Plant

Grow variegated succulent subshrub for sunny indoor areas.
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1Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated) - Succulent Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Euphorbia tithymaloides

Euphorbia tithymaloides is a popular, erect, perennial, succulent; grow up to 8 feet tall. The leave is oval, slightly glossy, variegated, medium green and white edged. They flank the zigzag stems to resemble a crooked backbone with ribs.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Variegated Devils Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia, Slipper Spurge, Redbird Cactus
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 6 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level 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.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 60 degrees C
    Fertilizer 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

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Euphorbia tithymaloides?

    Euphorbia tithymaloides is commonly known as Variegated Devils Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia, Slipper Spurge, Redbird Cactus

    How tall do Euphorbia tithymaloides grow?

    On average Euphorbia tithymaloides grows Up to 6 feet

    What color are Euphorbia tithymaloides?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides plant bears flowers of color Red

    When Euphorbia tithymaloides blooms?

    With enough light, Euphorbia tithymaloides may produce Red flowers in Rarely flowers indoors

    How hard is Euphorbia tithymaloides to grow?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Euphorbia tithymaloides need?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Euphorbia tithymaloides need?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Euphorbia tithymaloides need?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Euphorbia tithymaloides like?

    A Euphorbia tithymaloides prefers 60 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Euphorbia tithymaloides?

    To encourage Euphorbia tithymaloides growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.


    Friday, 13 March 2020

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    Thursday, 05 March 2020

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    Thursday, 20 February 2020

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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