Plant Care Indian Spurge Tree

Indian Spurge Tree

Also known as

Common Milk Hedge, Dog's Tongue, Fleshy Spurge and Coral cactus


Euphorbia neriifolia

How to care for Indian Spurge Tree


How often to water your Indian Spurge Tree

Water needs for Indian Spurge Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

Indian Spurge Tree 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 Indian Spurge Tree

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for Indian Spurge Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Indian Spurge Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Indian Spurge Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Indian Spurge Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Indian Spurge Tree in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Indian Spurge Tree

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Indian Spurge Tree

Indian Spurge Tree

Indian Spurge Tree

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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