Euphorbia Ammak Variegata Candelabra Tree Care Info Tips

Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata', also known as Candelabra Tree, is a striking and visually appealing succulent that is native to the arid regions of Africa. It is an excellent plant for indoor spaces that receive lots of bright, indirect light. The plant can grow up to 20 feet tall in its natural habitat, but in indoor settings, it typically grows up to 6 feet tall. The plant features thick, vertical stems with white or yellowish-green variegation that create a unique, striped pattern on its surface.

Euphorbia Amm​​ak Variegated Cactus/Cacti 

Caring for Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' is relatively easy, but there are a few key factors to keep in mind

💡Light Requirements:

Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' prefers bright, indirect sunlight, but can also tolerate partial shade. In low light conditions, its growth may slow down, and it may become spindly.


Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' is drought-tolerant and does not require frequent watering. Water only when the soil is completely dry, and allow excess water to drain out of the pot. Overwatering can lead to root rot, which can be fatal to the plant.


Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' can tolerate low humidity levels, but may benefit from occasional misting to keep its leaves looking healthy and glossy.


Use a well-draining soil mix that is specifically designed for cacti and succulents. The soil should be slightly acidic and provide excellent drainage.


Feed Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a cactus or succulent fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the winter months.


You can prune Euphorbia Trigona to control its shape and size. Wear gloves and be careful when handling the plant, as its sap is toxic and can cause skin irritation. Cut the stem back to just above a node, and new growth should sprout from the cut.


Euphorbia Ingens is generally resistant to pests, but can be affected by mealybugs or scale insects. Use an insecticidal soap to treat infestations.


Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' prefers warm temperatures and can tolerate a wide range, from 50 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. In winter, protect the plant from cold drafts and keep it away from windows or doors that may let in chilly air.

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  2. Euphorbia Cow's Horn - This Euphorbia has a similar structure to Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata', but with solid green stems. It's also known for its striking appearance and relative ease of care.

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