Pedilanthus Curly Leaves, Devil’s Backbone Curly leaves, Euphorbia tithymaloides Millsp.
Partial / Bright indirect light
Pedilanthus Curly Leaves
Pedilanthus Curly Leaves or Devil’s Backbone Curly leaves is a unique hanging plant. Its curly, light green foliage gives it an unusually beautiful look that can lighten up your verandah and give off a soothing effect.
It is a species of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae . Native to the Americas, this species has been introduced in Africa, Asia and Oceania, occurring on rocky soils in dry, sunny habitats such as hillsides, wastelands and roadsides.
Euphorbia Tithymaloides is a perennial succulent spurge. An erect shrub, the plant is also known by the scientific name Pedilanthus Tithymaloides. However, the genus Pedilanthus has been submerged into the genus Euphorbia, and is more correctly known by its new name.
The growth rate of Euphorbia Tithymaloides will vary greatly depending on soil type, sunlight, temperature and other factors.
Dos and Don’ts after receiving the plant
- Do not re-pot the plant immediately after receiving. We’ve taken care of that with better pot and rich soil.
- Keep the plant in indirect sunlight for 3 to 7 days.
- Always check the soil moisture and keep the plant hydrated all time. Do not over water it.