Euphorbia Ingens – Candelabra Tree

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This cool cactus embodies the serene arid landscapes and setting suns of South America and Africa. Succulent green, triangular trunks reach for the sky, casting scalloped shadows in the sunlight. A huddle of secondary branches cling to the waist of the main stem, displaying a geometric margin which form rippled furrows along the cactus’ surface. This easy-care succulent will tolerate most environments, making it perfect for beginners.

Euphorbia ingens Care & Info Guide

Light: Euphorbia ingens needs lots of bright light. Direct sunlight is fine and can often be beneficial, but take care to ensure this does not scorch the plant.

Watering: This Euphorbia is drought tolerant for short periods. Allow the soil to dry-out before watering. Be careful not to overwater.

Temperature: This succulent prefers reasonably warm temperatures, ideally between 15-27°C. Keep out of locations which experience draughts

Humidity: This plant will thrive in higher humidity locations, but can tolerate normal room humidity. Consider misting occasionally

Feed: Apply a half strength dose of liquid fertiliser in the summer months

Height & Growth Rate: The Candelabra Tree is a very slow-growing plant and typically reaches an ultimate indoor height of around 1 to 2 metres.

Toxicity: The sap is poisonous and an irritant. Avoid getting into your eyes or mouth and handle with care.

Origin: Euphorbia ingens is native to South Africa.