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Euphorbia lactea Cristata
Euphorbia lactea Cristata

Euphorbia lactea Cristata

€14,99 €7,49



Euphorbia is a very large and diverse genus of plants, commonly called spurge, in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Euphorbia lactea Cristata is a fan-shaped mutation of Euphorbia lactea which is native to tropical Asia, mainly India. Euphorbia lactea Cristata looks like a cactus, but it’s a succulent. Fun fact - all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti.

This succulent has fan-shaped branches that grow in an wavy pattern. The stem and branches range in color from vibrant green to blue-gray, silver and pink. 

Euphorbia lactea Cristata has typical watering needs like a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out almost completely between waterings. Don’t let the plant to sit in water, so it must be kept in a well draining potting mix. Water less during the winter.

Euphorbia is easy to care for, following its basic care requirements of bright light and warm place. 

  • Pot size (diameter): 10 cm
  • Height with pot: 26 - 29 cm

!Please note that each plant is unique and variations of appearance may occur between each one.

Plant care:

  • Light: Happy at bright direct light.

  • Temperature: 18°C – 29ºC.

  • Water: use ''soak and dry'' method, let the soil dry out almost completelyMist: not needed.

  • Humidity: Recommended humidity: 20 - 50%.

  • Soil: Very important to have light, well draining potting mix.

  • Fertilizer: Use a balanced liquid fertilizer, during the growing season.

  • Toxicity: The plant is poisonous to people and pets.

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