Plant Care Variegated African Candelabra
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Variegated African Candelabra

Also known as

Candelabra Spurge

Taxonomy

Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata'
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Variegated African Candelabra

Water

How often to water your Variegated African Candelabra

Water needs for Variegated African Candelabra
0.5 cups
every 12

Variegated African Candelabra 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 Variegated African Candelabra

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 Variegated African Candelabra in your home

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

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

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

Variegated African Candelabra does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated African Candelabra

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated African Candelabra: 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 Variegated African Candelabra after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Variegated African Candelabra

Variegated African Candelabra

Variegated African Candelabra


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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