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Euphorbia Mammillaris Variegata , Cactus – Plant
Water when the soil is dry
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Direct Bright Sunlight
Safe for Pets and Kids
Balcony, Well Lit Window, Miniature Garden
Along with the deep green colour of the non-variegated species, Euphorbia Plant has lovely creamy white and frosty green colouring.
The Corn Cob plant has an erect club-shaped stem that branches freely with lateral offsets, is simple and ribbed, and has a diameter of 5 to 6 cm.
You can place your exotic plant in the balcony garden.
Your Corn cob cactus need a lot of light, at least five hours of direct sunlight is best.
Grow your Euphorbia Plant in a south-facing window indoors.
Sunburn is more common in Euphorbia Mammillaris species, therefore if grown outdoors, place this plant in a lightly shaded spot to shield it from the intense midday sun.
Water your Corn cob cactus when the soil is dry. Completely soak the soil and let the medium dry completely between watering.
Your Euphorbia Plant prefers a dry climate.During the spring and summer, water regularly, and during the fall and winter, water less frequently.
Devil's Backbone/Euphorbia Tithymaloides plant requires soil with a good amount of sand mixed in to ensure good drainage.
Fertilization is not usually required for your Corn cob plants, although it can be used to give them a boost during the growing season or to replace weary soil.
During the growing season, use a balanced fertiliser diluted to half strength once a month.
During the fall and winter months, stop using fertiliser.
All Euphorbia plants have a poisonous sap that is extremely hazardous if consumed and highly irritating if it comes into contact with the skin. Therefore Keep pets and kids out of reach. When handling your Corn cob plant, use gloves and exercise extreme caution.
Early spring through early summer is when your Euphorbia Mammillaris blossom. Yellow cyathia flowers grow inconspicuously at the terminals of stems.
Offsets branched stems can be used to propagate your Euphorbia plants. Using sharp shears, separate offsets. Allow a few days for the cuttings to callous before planting them.
Mealybugs and spiders are destroying your Corn cob plants? Apply pesticide or diluted neem oil to the afflicted plants.
Is your Corn cob cactus suffering from root rot? This is due to
overwatering. Your plant needs repotting.
Euphorbia Mammillaris is a spiky wild plant native to South Africa. It has a thick main stem with tiny, club-like lateral branches growing at the plant's base. The variegated variety of the plant has white and green speckles. The plant is commonly known as the 'Corn cob Plant'.