Native to Madagascar, crown of thorns is a desert plant suitable for growing in the warm climates of USDA plant hardiness zones 9b through 11. Can a crown of thorns plant survive a freeze? Learn more about dealing with crown of thorns cold damage in this article.
Bacterial leaf spot on crown of thorns causes unsightly lesions. They can become larger and merge, completely destroying leaf tissue and ultimately causing a plant to die. If you’re seeing spots on your crown of thorns, this article can help.
Most types of crown of thorns have a natural, branching growth habit, so extensive crown of thorns pruning isn?t generally needed. However, some fast-growing or bushier types may benefit from pruning or thinning. Click here to learn the basics of pruning crown of thorns.
Heat tolerant and drought resistant, the crown of thorns plant is a real gem. Usually seen as houseplants, you can plant crown of thorns in the garden in warm climates. For tips about growing crown of thorns outdoors, this article will help.
Crown of thorns plant propagation is generally through cuttings, which is a fast method of establishing the plant. They can produce seed if they bloom, but germination is fickle and it is much easier to establish plants from cuttings. This article will help.
In the right setting, Euphorbia crown of thorns bloom almost year round. So if you?re looking for a plant that thrives in the conditions inside most homes, try the crown of thorns plant. Read here for more info.
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