An incredibly unique drought-tolerant srhub, the Euphorbia milii is commonly referred to as the Crown of Thorns. It has sharp pointed tips densly covering it's woody bracts. It's noted that Jesus Christ wore this plant on his head at the time of his crucifixion, hence the name Crown of Thorns. It has an impressive bloom from Spring lasting until Fall in many climates. It also performs well in poor soils. Many also grow Euphorbia milii as an indoor plant. Maintenance is relatively low and it's tolerant of deer and rabbits. USDA Zones 9-11.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Water Needs: Low
Bloom Season: Spring
Mature Height: 4-5'
Mature Width: 4-5'
Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:
- Properly dig the hole
- Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
- Place the plant and backfill the soil
- Provide ample water for each particular plant
- Review our how to plant guide!
For detailed information, please download our planting guides:
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