Euphorbia milii grow and care – succulent shrub or climber of the genus Euphorbia also known as Euphorbia mili or Christ plant, Euphorbia milii perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant also can use as bonsai, can grow in tropical mediterranean, subtropics or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green some cultivars can be white in the edge, the leaves in elliptic shape, the stem spiny.
Flower color yellow in small size the flower cover with 2 bracts and can be in color: red, pink, white, yellow, purple, magenta or multicolor, the flower growing in the end of the stem in clusters mostly 2-4 flowers together.
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing: Spiny
Recommended planting season? Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter (in warm weather)
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Just for design
Size of the plant? 40-150cm, 16-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing
Water requirement: Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Most of the year
General information about the flower Small yellow flower cover with 2 bracts and can be in color: red, pink, white, yellow, purple, magenta or multicolor, the flower growing in the end of the stem in clusters mostly 2-4 flowers together.