Plant Care Euphorbia Ingens

Euphorbia Ingens

Also known as

African Candelabra Tree, African Candelabra Tree and Candelabra Tree


Euphorbia ingens

How to care for Euphorbia Ingens


How often to water your Euphorbia Ingens

Water needs for Euphorbia Ingens
0.5 cups
every 12

Euphorbia Ingens 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 Euphorbia Ingens

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 African Candelabra Tree in your home

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

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

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

Euphorbia Ingens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Euphorbia Ingens

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

Care Summary for Euphorbia Ingens

Euphorbia Ingens

Euphorbia Ingens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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