Plant Care African Candelabra Tree
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African Candelabra Tree

Also known as

Candelabra Tree

Taxonomy

Euphorbia ingens
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for African Candelabra Tree

Water

How often to water your African Candelabra Tree

Water needs for African Candelabra Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

African Candelabra Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of African Candelabra Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for African Candelabra Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant African Candelabra Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

African Candelabra Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

African Candelabra Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of African Candelabra Tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize African Candelabra Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for African Candelabra Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your African Candelabra Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for African Candelabra Tree

African Candelabra Tree

African Candelabra Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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