Crown of Thorn Red

Plant Details

Family: 

Euphorbiaceae

Common Name: 

Crown of Thorn

Scientific Name: 

Euphorbia mili

Other details: 

The common name allude to the legend that the crown of thorns worn by Christ at the time of his crucifixion where made from stems of this plant. It is a tropical plant, drought tolerant with beautiful flowers throughout the year.

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Red

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

Water

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Potassium Nitrate
13-0-44

Iron Chelated

Osmocote
14-14-14

Triple superphosphate
0-45-0

Palm Fertilizer
6-10-8 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product

Scales

Mealybugs

Botanigard

Trilogy
(Neem extract)

Naturalyte

Imidacloprid
Repeat after one week with
M-Pede

Sevin

Bacterial diseases Cease Kocide
Fungal spot Mildstop  Dithane