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 located in Aloha, Oregon.

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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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 Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

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Growing Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha right now

Light needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Aloha 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 Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 36.4% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Aloha is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Aloha is expected to decrease by 36.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 28th, 2021

This month, Aloha is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of daylig…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Pincushion Euphorbia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Pincushion Euphorbia

Nutrient needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Aloha, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Aloha is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

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 your location in Aloha, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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