Crested Euphorbia Plant Features
If you're looking for a unique, but easy-to-grow houseplant, check out crested euphorbia. If you think crested euphorbia looks like two plants in one, you're right: The silvery-gray crest is one plant grafted on another. Its unique shape makes it a standout living room plant or indoor office plant.
Crested euphorbia looks fabulous on its own, but also pairs beautifully with other cacti and succulents, so it's perfect for creating a textural collection of easy-care desert plants.
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Crested Euphorbia Growing Instructions
Crested euphorbia is simple to grow: Keep it in a spot that receives lots of light and relatively warm temperatures. It can take a lot of direct sun indoors, even in hot-summer climates.
Because it's actually a succulent, crested euphorbia is a low-water houseplant and needs infrequent watering (typically once every couple of weeks or so). Take care not to overwater this easy houseplant; if the green rootstalk on the bottom rots, the top will get too heavy and collapse. If you're in doubt about whether to water, it's better to keep crested euphorbia a little too dry than too wet.
Crested euphorbia is often grown with a mulch of rocks glued together. Get tips for caring for plants with pebble mulch here.
Note: This plant is not intended for human or animal consumption.
Indoors: High light
Pink, Silver, Variegated
Low water needs
Super-easy to grow