Euphorbia alluaudii (Cat Tails Euphorbia)
Euphorbia alluaudii (Cat Tails Euphorbia), also known as Euphorbia leucodendron, is a spineless succulent shrub with narrow, pale green…
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Do you have a generous friend nearby with a healthy drumstick plant to take cuttings from? If not, you’ll want to start your tree from seed.
The ideal temperatures for starting moringa seeds range from 77-95 degrees. If you’re house or yard isn’t quite that steamy, try setting your pot on a warming tray or in a bright, summer greenhouse.
Soak your drumstick plant seeds for about 24 hours in tepid water. They’ll soak up as much water as they need, then you can drain them and pat them try with a soft towel.
Plant seeds about an inch deep in the soil. You can plant up to 7 dwarf moringa trees in one large pot. Germination time ranges from 3 days to 14 days, so don’t get discouraged if your seeds are a little on the slow side.
Make sure your seedlings get a lot of direct sunlight. Try moving your pot to follow the sun, or putting them in a greenhouse. If you’re living in a particularly hot zone, however, give your young plants a break from searing sunshine by offering shade around noon/early afternoon.
As an adult, this miracle tree is very drought-hardy. In contrast, you need to give your seedlings an easy start in life by watering them daily or every other day. The roots shouldn’t stay soaking wet, but they can stay moist.
Pencil Cactus Plant – How To Grow Pencil Cactus
The pencil cactus plant is in the Euphorbia family of succulents. Another common name for the plant is Milkbush due to the cloudy sap it releases when injured. Be cautious when caring for a pencil cactus the sap is toxic and may cause problems in some people. The pencil cactus needs high levels of light and moderately low moisture. It is an excellent houseplant and provides an interesting silhouette. Let’s learn how to grow pencil cactus in your home.