How to grow Euphorbia tithymaloides

Euphorbia tithymaloides growing shrub‎ succulent of the genus Euphorbia also known as Redbird flower, Euphorbia tithymaloides perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropical, tropic or mediterranean climate and grow in hardiness zone 11+.

Leaves color green and can be pink, red, yellow or white in elliptic or oval with wavy margin.

Euphorbia tithymaloides flower

Flower color red or pink in cone triangle shape.

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How to grow Euphorbia tithymaloides growing and care:

Well-drained soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, if you want specific colors

Difficulties or problems when growing:

When is the best time to plant?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
1-2.5m, 40-100 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Cone triangle shape flowers, red or pink color

Scientific name:

Euphorbia tithymaloides

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