Plant Care 'Ghost Cactus'

'Ghost Cactus'

Taxonomy

Euphorbia Lactea Variegata
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for 'Ghost Cactus'

Water

How often to water your 'Ghost Cactus'

Water needs for 'Ghost Cactus'
0.5 cups
every 12

'Ghost Cactus' 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 'Ghost Cactus'

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 'Ghost Cactus' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant 'Ghost Cactus': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

'Ghost Cactus' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

'Ghost Cactus' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of 'Ghost Cactus' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize 'Ghost Cactus'

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

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Care Summary for 'Ghost Cactus'

'Ghost Cactus'

'Ghost Cactus'


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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