Plant Care Octopus Arms

Octopus Arms

Taxonomy

Euphorbia bisellenbeckii
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Octopus Arms

Water

How often to water your Octopus Arms

Water needs for Octopus Arms
0.5 cups
every 12

Octopus Arms needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.

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 Octopus Arms

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Octopus Arms in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

59% Medium

Growing Octopus Arms in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Octopus Arms in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Octopus Arms in Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.8% ☀️

November 23rd, 2021

Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Octopus Arms in Tallahassee, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Octopus Arms in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Octopus Arms: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Octopus Arms love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Octopus Arms does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tallahassee, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Octopus Arms

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

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Care Summary for Octopus Arms

Octopus Arms

Octopus Arms


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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