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 Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

59% Medium

Growing Pincushion Euphorbia in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 22.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Pincushion Euphorbia in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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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 🚫.

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 Phoenix, Arizona

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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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 Phoenix, Arizona, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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