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Succulents (Euphorbia)

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Bushy & upright succulent

Character: Various – from thornless succulent to pencil-stemmed

Safe for pets? No

Varieties:

  • Euphorbia grandicornis
  • Euphorbia obesa
  • Euphorbia resinifera
  • Euphorbia tirucalli (Milk bush – Pencil euphorbia)

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Discoloration: Not enough light
  • Suddenly start growing tall: Not enough light
  • Browned or calloused flesh: Sunburn
  • Flesh begin to shrivel or pucker: Underwatering
  • Brown and dry, or calloused: Underwatering
  • Mushy and fall apart: Overwatering
  • Roots rot: Drainage issues or/and overwatering
  • Browning or blackening leaves or stems: Overwatering
  • Browning or blackening at the base of the plant: Overwatering

Pests: