Plant Care Variegated African Milk Bush

Variegated African Milk Bush

Taxonomy

Euphorbia Trigona Variegated
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Variegated African Milk Bush

Water

How often to water your Variegated African Milk Bush

Water needs for Variegated African Milk Bush
0.5 cups
every 12

Variegated African Milk Bush 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 Variegated African Milk Bush

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated African Milk Bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Variegated African Milk Bush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Variegated African Milk Bush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Variegated African Milk Bush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated African Milk Bush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated African Milk Bush: 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 Variegated African Milk Bush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Variegated African Milk Bush

Variegated African Milk Bush

Variegated African Milk Bush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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