Euphorbia Tithymaloides / Devil’s Backbone Plant Care
The Euphorbia Tithymaloides is a distinct shrub-like succulent with fleshy oval-shaped leaves and pointed tips. The thick branches and stems that grow in a zig-zag pattern give it an exotic look. This resilient plant is excellent for growing indoors or even outside in warm weather.
Your Devil’s Backbone/Euphorbia Tithymaloides Plant prefers bright indirect sunlight and can do well in partial shade as well. In fall and winter, you can place it under direct sun.
Devil’s Backbone/Euphorbia Tithymaloides plant requires soil with a good amount of sand mixed in to ensure good drainage.
Feed your Devil’s Backbone/Euphorbia Tithymaloides plant a diluted fertilizer once a month during the growing season. Avoid fertilizing in winter.
Devil’s Backbone plant is toxic if consumed and contains a milky sap that may irritate the skin of sensitive people. It is not suitable for spaces with pets and children.
Additional Care Information:
Yellow and Falling leaves – Indicates your plant is getting too much sunlight – Move to a shadier location.
Dull leaves – Could be an indication of spider mites infestation – Gently clean the leaves with a moistened cotton ball