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Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated) - Succulent Plant

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Grow variegated succulent subshrub for sunny indoor areas.
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Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated) Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus (Variegated)

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

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.

Common name(s): Variegated Devils Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia, Slipper Spurge, Redbird Cactus
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: Rarely flowers indoors
Max reachable height: Up to 6 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 60 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Euphorbia tithymaloides

  • 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.

Typical uses of Euphorbia tithymaloides

Special features: Small succulent subshrub for sunny indoor areas.Zigzag stems exude a poisonous milky sap when cut.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

  • https://worldofsucculents.com/euphorbia-tithymaloides-variegatus-variegated-devils-backbone/
  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/how-to-grow-care-your-cactus-and-succulent/3096
  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/want-to-grow-a-baby-succulent-from-the-parent-one/3108

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5 / 5 Gaurav Narwania 30 August 2017
Absolutely superb in every way
4 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 31 December 2016
How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

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