Light: Full sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Let dry completely
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 40°C
Soil: Well draining cactus mix
Container: Pot with drainage
Nutrients: 7-7-7 Monthly
Propagation: Stem / branch cuttings
Interiorscape Use: Desert themed atrium, desktop plant
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Will sometimes tilt in the pot.
Comments: A classic looking cactus that is not a true cactus, but is actually in the Euphorbia family.
Toxicity: Low-level toxin can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea when ingested. Contact between the plant's sap and skin can cause minor irritation including redness, swelling, and blisters with some delay after initial contact. Eye contact with the sap can cause blindness lasting several days.