Plant Care Cat Tails Euphorbia
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Cat Tails Euphorbia

Also known as

Sausage Tree and Yellow-leaf Bush Euphorbia

Taxonomy

Euphorbia alluadii
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Cat Tails Euphorbia

Water

How often to water your Cat Tails Euphorbia

Water needs for Cat Tails Euphorbia
0.5 cups
every 12

Cat Tails Euphorbia 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 Cat Tails Euphorbia

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 Cat Tails Euphorbia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cat Tails Euphorbia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cat Tails Euphorbia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cat Tails Euphorbia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cat Tails Euphorbia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cat Tails Euphorbia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cat Tails Euphorbia: 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 Cat Tails Euphorbia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Cat Tails Euphorbia

Cat Tails Euphorbia

Cat Tails Euphorbia


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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