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About Ghost Cactus
This plant grows tiny leaves that drop off once they mature. Plants in the Euphorbia genus have poisonous, milky, white, latex-like sap so be sure to keep them far from curious pets and children ⚠️ You may hear them referred to as cacti, but they're actually completely unrelated and belong to a group of plants known as spurges!
Also known as
Candelabra Cactus, Candelabra Cactus, Dragon Bones, False Cactus, Elkhorn, Hat Rack Cactus, Mottled Spurge, Dragon Bone Cactus and Coral Cactus
How to care for Ghost Cactus
Ghost Cactus 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.
Ghost Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Ghost Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Ghost Cactus in your home 🏡.
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 Ghost Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.