Plant Care Euphorbia hirta

Euphorbia hirta

Taxonomy

Euphorbia hirta
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Euphorbia hirta

Water

How often to water your Euphorbia hirta

Water needs for Euphorbia hirta
0.5 cups
every 12

Euphorbia hirta 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Euphorbia hirta: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Euphorbia hirta love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Euphorbia hirta does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Euphorbia hirta in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Euphorbia hirta

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Euphorbia hirta is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Euphorbia hirta

Euphorbia hirta


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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