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 Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

51% Low

Growing Pine Cone Plant in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight will decrease by 25.4% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

Charlotte is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to decrease by 25.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.4 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Pine Cone Plant in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of day…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Pine Cone Plant does not tolerate low-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 Charlotte, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Charlotte is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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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 Charlotte, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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