Plant Care Pincushion Euphorbia

Pincushion Euphorbia


Euphorbia pulvinata

How to care for Pincushion Euphorbia


How often to water your Pincushion Euphorbia

Water needs for Pincushion Euphorbia
0.5 cups
every 12

Pincushion Euphorbia 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 Pincushion Euphorbia

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Pincushion Euphorbia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pincushion Euphorbia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pincushion Euphorbia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pincushion Euphorbia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pincushion Euphorbia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Pincushion Euphorbia

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

Care Summary for Pincushion Euphorbia

Pincushion Euphorbia

Pincushion Euphorbia

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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