Plant Care Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Taxonomy

Euphorbia Milii Hybrid
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Water

How often to water your Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Water needs for Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'
0.5 cups
every 12

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red' 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 Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red': 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 Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'

Crown of Thorns 'Variegated Red'


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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