Plant Care Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Taxonomy

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Water

How often to water your Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Water needs for Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'
0.5 cups
every 12

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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 'Zig Zag'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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 Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

58% Medium

Growing Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently 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 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 19.6% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 19.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 2nd, 2021

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Euphorbia 'Zig Zag': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' does not tolerate low light 🚫.

New Orleans, Louisiana currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

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

When to repot Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Nutrient needs for plant Euphorbia 'Zig Zag' in New Orleans, Louisiana

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

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in New Orleans 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…

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Care Summary for Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'

Euphorbia 'Zig Zag'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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