EUPHORBIACEAE
 
Euphorbia milii

Common names:  Crown of Thorns

Light needs:  High light with some direct sun.

Best temperatures:  Room temperature.

Water and humidity needs:  Let dry between waterings.  Reduce watering in winter.

Growing guidelines:  Grow in clay pots with an all-purpose soil mix.  Fertilize twice a month, except in winter.

Common problems:  Plant will sulk if in a drafty spot.

Propagation:  Tip cuttings.  Let dry for 24 hours before rooting in sand.

Comments:  This plant produces a milky sap that can be irritating.

Currently in Greenhouse:  No

 

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