Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated) - Succulent Plant
5 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.
12 inch (30 cm)
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Variegated Devils Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia, Slipper Spurge, Redbird Cactus
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
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.
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