Plant Care white ghost

white ghost

About white ghost

white ghost is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

white ghost likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

euphorbia lactea white
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for white ghost

Water

How often to water your white ghost

Water needs for white ghost
0.5 cups
every 12

white ghost needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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

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 white ghost in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

57% Medium

Growing white ghost in Houston right now

Light needs for plant white ghost in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant white ghost in Houston, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 19.6% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 19.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant white ghost in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Houston is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for white ghost in your home

Light needs and placement for plant white ghost: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

white ghost 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 does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize white ghost

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

When to repot white ghost

Nutrient needs for plant white ghost in Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Houston is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Humidity
Soil
Fertilizer
Dormancy

Care Summary for white ghost

white ghost

white ghost


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Houston, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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