Plant Care Pine Cone Plant

Pine Cone Plant

Also known as

Leafy Pine and Euphorbia 'pinapple head'

Taxonomy

Euphorbia bupleurifolia
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Pine Cone Plant

Water

How often to water your Pine Cone Plant

Water needs for Pine Cone Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Pine Cone Plant 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 Pine Cone Plant

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 Pine Cone Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pine Cone Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pine Cone Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pine Cone Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pine Cone Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pine Cone Plant

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

Care Summary for Pine Cone Plant

Pine Cone Plant

Pine Cone Plant


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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