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Euphorbia Tithymaloides ‘Variegata’, Frilled Jew Bush- Plant

Product contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Variegated Devil’s Backbone- Plant
2 Grow Bag (5″)

340.00 400.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/12/15
1,030.00 for 3 item(s)

About Euphorbia tithymaloides

Euphorbia tithymaloides ‘ Variegatea’, formerly known as Pedilanthus tithymaloides is a popular succulent with oval, medium green, slightly glossy, and white edged leaves that flank the zigzag stems to resemble a crooked backbone with ribs. It grows upto 8 feet tall and upto 24 inches wide. Although flowering in flushes year round in a warm tropical regions, it blooms mostly heavily in summer. At the stems’ tip, small star shaped red flower protrude from a cluster of reddish bracts. Leaves fleshy, crinkled, concavely-cupped like tortoise shells, glossy grey-green with white margins, held close to stems.

Plant specification

Common Name Green Redbird Cactus, Slipper Flower, Jew Bush, Variegated Devil’s Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia
Maximum Reachable Height 6-8 feet
Flower Colour Red
Growth Rate Slow
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright direct sunlight to partial shade.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.
  • Do not let the plant sit in moist soil.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature

  • Beautiful crinkled foliage with striking colours.
  • Good luck plant.

 

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Product contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Variegated Devil’s Backbone- Plant
2 Grow Bag (5″)

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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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