Plant Care White Ghost Cactus

White Ghost Cactus


Euphorbia lactea 'Variegata'

How to care for White Ghost Cactus


How often to water your White Ghost Cactus

Water needs for White Ghost Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

White 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 White Ghost Cactus

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 White Ghost Cactus in your home

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

White 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.

White Ghost Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize White Ghost Cactus

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

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Care Summary for White Ghost Cactus

White Ghost Cactus

White Ghost Cactus

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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