Succulent  Euphorbiaceae, Crown of Thorns, Christ Thorn

Succulent Euphorbiaceae, Crown of Thorns, Christ Thorn

Crown of Thorns is a beautiful flowering succulent native to Madagascar. It has been broadly entered as an ornamental over tropical and subtropical regions. The plant gets its common name from the myth that the thorny crown worn by Jesus at his crucifixion was made from sections of this plant.
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Euphorbia milii, the crown of thorns, Christ plant, or Christ thorn, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family Euphorbiaceae, native to Madagascar.

Foliage bright green leaves and greenish flowers.
Size 4” to 20 feet
WateringWater thoroughly and allow any excess to drain off. Do not let your plant sit in water
Light Outdoors: Full Sun, Indoors: lace the plant in a very sunny window where it will receive three to four hours of direct sunlight each day.
Temperature65-75 F. (18-24°C)
Toxicity The plant has a milky white sap that is toxic to humans and dogs. Skin contact causes irritation and dermatitis. Gastrointestinal symptoms are associated with ingestion.
Pests and ProblemsMealybugs, spider mites, scales and thrips

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