The Q&A Archives: Crown of Thorns

Question: How do I care for a Crown of Thorns?

Answer: Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) appreciates average warmth, minimum of 55F in the winter. Provide as much light as possible but shade from summer sun. Water moderately spring through autumn, water sparingly in winter. Let the surface of the soil dry in between waterings. Feed only during the months of March through September. Expect some leaf drop during the winter months.

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