During Winter and some early Spring shipments, some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT.
This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Red Crown of Thorns Plant - Euphorbia splendens
Crown of Thorns is a plant growing best in a sunny location
Ideal temperatures are 62 to 65 degrees at night and 80 to 85 degrees during the day
This is a very easy house plant to grow
Proper name: Euphorbia splendens
The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot.
Besides the religious significance of the Crown of Thorns, the plant also has a famous meaning of good luck engrained deeply in many beliefs. Therefore, those who grow the plant should always be blessed with lots of good luck. Crown of Thorns is a plant growing best in a sunny location. During periods of active growth, water when the soil surface becomes dry but when the plant is resting, keep it drier. Ideal temperatures are 62 to 65 degrees at night and 80 to 85 degrees during the day. The plant may be kept cooler during the winter. This is a very easy house plant to grow! Comments: Propagation is by cuttings. Allow the cuttings to dry before placement in the rooting medium. Proper name: Euphorbia splendens. The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot. It is in bud and bloom and about 6" tall. Well branched!