Plant Care Mediterranean Spruge
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Mediterranean Spruge

Also known as

Albanian Spurge, Spurge and Tasmanian Tiger

Taxonomy

Euphorbia characias
Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Mediterranean Spruge

Water

How often to water your Mediterranean Spruge

Water needs for Mediterranean Spruge
0.5 cups
every 12

Mediterranean Spruge 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 Mediterranean Spruge

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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.

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Finding light for Mediterranean Spruge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mediterranean Spruge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mediterranean Spruge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mediterranean Spruge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mediterranean Spruge

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Mediterranean Spruge

Mediterranean Spruge

Mediterranean Spruge


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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