Plant Care Euphorbia wakefieldii

Euphorbia wakefieldii

About Euphorbia wakefieldii

Euphorbia wakefieldii is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that 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 wakefieldii likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Euphorbia wakefieldii
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Euphorbia wakefieldii

Water

How often to water your Euphorbia wakefieldii

Water needs for Euphorbia wakefieldii
0.5 cups
every 12

Euphorbia wakefieldii needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Euphorbia wakefieldii

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston, Massachusetts

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Growing Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 34% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 34% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Euphorbia wakefieldii in your home

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

Euphorbia wakefieldii 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Euphorbia wakefieldii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Euphorbia wakefieldii

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

When to repot Euphorbia wakefieldii

Nutrient needs for plant Euphorbia wakefieldii in Boston, Massachusetts

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

November 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Boston 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 r…

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Care Summary for Euphorbia wakefieldii

Euphorbia wakefieldii

Euphorbia wakefieldii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Boston, Massachusetts, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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