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Beautiful Red Crown Of Thorns (Euphorbia milli speciosa rubra) for Sale

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Crown Of Thorns - Red
Cacti & Succulents, Flowering Pot Plants, Shrubs
Euphorbiaceae or Poinsettia family

Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) is a tropical succulent plant that is native to Madagascar. It is a popular houseplant that is easy to care for and produces beautiful red, pink, and yellow flowers. Here's a full guide to growing, caring for, and enjoying Crown of Thorns:

Growing Crown of Thorns

  1. Light: Crown of Thorns prefers bright, direct sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. However, it can also tolerate some shade.

  2. Water: Water your Crown of Thorns sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Overwatering can cause root rot and damage the plant.

  3. Soil: Crown of Thorns prefers well-draining, sandy soil that is slightly acidic. You can use a cactus or succulent mix or add sand or perlite to regular potting soil.

  4. Temperature: Crown of Thorns thrives in warm temperatures between 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C). It can't tolerate temperatures below 50°F (10°C) or frost.

  5. Propagation: Crown of Thorns can be propagated through stem cuttings. Cut a 3 to 4-inch stem and remove the lower leaves. Let the cutting dry for a day or two and plant it in well-draining soil.

Caring for Crown of Thorns

  1. Fertilizer: Crown of Thorns doesn't need a lot of fertilizer, but you can feed it once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.

  2. Pruning: Crown of Thorns can grow up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall, but you can prune it to maintain a smaller size and shape. Wear gloves when pruning because the plant produces a milky sap that can irritate the skin and eyes.

  3. Repotting: Crown of Thorns doesn't need to be repotted often. Repot it only when it outgrows its container or the soil becomes compacted.

  4. Pests and diseases: Crown of Thorns is generally pest-resistant, but it can be prone to mealybugs, spider mites, and scale insects. Treat any infestations with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil. The plant can also suffer from root rot if overwatered.

Benefits of Crown of Thorns

  1. Air purification: Like other plants, Crown of Thorns can improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene from the air.

  2. Aesthetics: Crown of Thorns produces vibrant, long-lasting flowers that can brighten up any room.

  3. Feng Shui: Crown of Thorns is believed to bring good luck and positive energy into a home or office. It is also said to enhance creativity and focus.

  4. Medicinal uses: The milky sap of Crown of Thorns has been used in traditional medicine to treat skin conditions, stomach ailments, and respiratory problems. However, it is toxic if ingested and can cause skin irritation. Always handle the plant with gloves and wash your hands thoroughly after handling it.

In conclusion, Crown of Thorns is a low-maintenance houseplant that can add beauty, air-purifying benefits, and good vibes to your home or office. With proper care, it can thrive and bloom for many years.