About Euphorbia ritchiei
Euphorbia ritchiei is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Euphorbia ritchiei likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
⚠️ Euphorbia ritchiei is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. These plants are not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.
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How to care for Euphorbia ritchiei
Euphorbia ritchiei needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Euphorbia ritchiei love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Euphorbia ritchiei does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Euphorbia ritchiei after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.