Plant Care prairie sandmat

prairie sandmat

About prairie sandmat

prairie sandmat 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.

prairie sandmat 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 missurica
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

Also known as

prairie sandmat and Missouri spurge

How to care for prairie sandmat

Water

How often to water your prairie sandmat

Water needs for prairie sandmat
0.5 cups
every 12

prairie sandmat needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 prairie sandmat in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Growing prairie sandmat in Boise right now

Light needs for plant prairie sandmat in Boise, Idaho

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant prairie sandmat in Boise, Idaho

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 36.1% ☀️

November 24th, 2021

Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 36.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant prairie sandmat in Boise, Idaho

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 24th, 2021

This month, Boise is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for prairie sandmat in your home

Light needs and placement for plant prairie sandmat: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

prairie sandmat love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.

prairie sandmat does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize prairie sandmat

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Humidity
Soil
Fertilizer
Dormancy

Care Summary for prairie sandmat

prairie sandmat


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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