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 located in Austin, Texas.

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

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 Pine Cone Plant in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

58% Medium

Growing Pine Cone Plant in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.9% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 21.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.0 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 dayli…

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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 🚫.

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

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.

When to repot Pine Cone Plant

Nutrient needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Austin, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 21st, 2021

The growing potential in Austin is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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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 your location in Austin, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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