Plant Care Albanian Spurge

Albanian Spurge

Also known as

Albanian Spurge, Spurge and Tasmanian Tiger


Euphorbia characias

How to care for Albanian Spurge


How often to water your Albanian Spurge

Water needs for Albanian Spurge
0.5 cups
every 12

Albanian Spurge 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 Albanian Spurge

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Albanian Spurge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Albanian Spurge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Albanian Spurge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Albanian Spurge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Albanian Spurge in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Albanian Spurge

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

Difficulty Level

Albanian Spurge is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Albanian Spurge

Albanian Spurge

Albanian Spurge

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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