Euphorbia Mammillaris Variegata, also known as the Indian Corn Corp belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. With its origin in South Africa, the plant is columnar-shaped and can grow between 8 to 10 inches tall. It offers a dormancy of winter.
The succulent is a fast-growing species and you can accelerate its growth even more. This can be done with the right amount of water, warmth, and fertilizer.
Typically blooming from early spring to early summer, Euphorbia Mammillaris Variegata produces flowers that are red and orange.
Watering and Feeding
Water consistently during the spring and summer, and reduce watering during the fall and winter months. These plants typically do not require feeding, though fertilizer can be applied to give plants a boost during the growing season or to replenish tired soil. It will ensure extra Euphorbia mammillaris variegata care.
Euphorbia Mammillaris Variegata needs a very airy potting medium which mainly consists of non-organic material like clay, pumice, and only a little peat or leaf mould.
With a frost tolerance of -10° C, this succulent cannot tolerate any frost. It can be grown outdoors in frost-free climates and a hardiness zone of 9a to 11b.
Indian Corn Cob likes very bright light, with at least five hours of the direct sun being ideal. Grow these plants in a south-facing window indoors.
You can propagate the plant through seeds or cuttings. Branch cuttings are also a quick and easy way of Euphorbia mammillaris variegata propagation.
All Euphorbia plants contain a poisonous sap that is very toxic if ingested and highly irritant if contacted with skin. Keep out of reach of pets and children.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late winter/early spring|
|Common Name||Corncob cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-10° C|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11b|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Euphorbia mammillaris variegata|
|Sun Exposure||Sun to partial shade|
Euphorbia mammillaria varagated
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