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Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
 Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Devil's backbone, Zigzag plant, Jacob's ladder
Origin: Tropical Americas
large shrub 5-10 ftsmall shrub 2-5 ftfull sunsemi-shademoderate waterornamental foliagepink flowersirritatingsubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeincuded in CD catalog

Pedilanthus is very easy to grow as a houseplant. It needs some protection from hot summer sun, but it will be happiest in full sun during the fall and winter. Take care not to over-water, which can cause rotting. Water sparingly, just enough to make the potting mixture moist. Water even more sparingly if the room temperature is below 60 degrees; the temperature should never go below 55 degrees. Liquid fertilizer should be used once a month. Plant in well drained sandy mixture. It does best in a small pot; you can change pots to just one size larger when roots become extremely crowded. The sap is moderately caustic, although mild by Euphorbia standards, it should still be handled with caution.


 
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Pedilanthus tithymaloides variegatus

Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Pedilanthus tithymaloides variegatus
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Pedilanthus tithymaloides v. nanus
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Pedilanthus tithymaloides v. nanus
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil
Euphorbia tithymaloides, Pedilanthus tithymaloides, Devil


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   4941 Pedilanthus tithymaloides - 1 gal pot
Devil's backbone, Zigzag plant, Jacob's ladder. Curious plant with showy growth habit - zig-zag stems, and interesting pink flowers. Drought tolerant, easy in cultivation, and as a houseplant.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
1 gal pot8 plant(s) in stock
19.95  
 
   3256 Pedilanthus tithymaloides - 3 gal pot
Devil's backbone, Zigzag plant, Jacob's ladder. Curious plant with showy growth habit - zig-zag stems, and interesting pink flowers. Drought tolerant, easy in cultivation, and as a houseplant.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
3 gal potBACKORDER - add to wish list   


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