A peculiar specimen that looks like it belongs in Lewis Carroll’s novel, Alice in Wonderland!
The Coralbush has bushy finger shaped leaves that sway about, as if it just finished telling a ridiculous joke, The Coralbush is bound to inspire a dreamy adventure story. Only you won’t have to chase after any rabbits!
Grow pot size: 17cm
Overall height including grow pot: 30-35cm
Plant Care Level: Medium
Pet Friendly: Mildly Toxic and will cause some gastrointestinal distress. Best to keep it away from curious pets.
Key Benefits of Coralbush
Adds a playful charm to any living room. It's hard to take ourselves too seriously while in the presence of the Coralbush.
The Fast growing member of the euphorbia family is relatively low maintenance and easy to care for.
Coralbush Plant Care tips
A relatively low maintenance plant, to keep a nice shape it may require light pruning every few weeks. Provide lots of bright indirect light, this guy likes to sun himself! If the flamboyant coral colored blossoms aren’t your style snip at the base. Careful to wear gloves!
The Coralbush Plant Story
Where is it from?
Native to Mexico and the Caribbean. The Coralbush plant has been introduced to gardens and can now be found growing throughout South America, and parts of Africa.
Who is the Coralbush plant?
The Coralbush plant gets its name from the showy coral red blooms. These blooms appear on thin stalks in a clustered formation resembling a coral reef!
Sometimes called the Guatemala Rhubarb plant, we highly suggest not eating the plant. IT belongs to the euphorbia genus. When the stems or leaves break they release a mildly toxic milky sap.
Is the Coralbush the right plant for me?
The Coralbush is a fast growing plant that prefers a bright sunny spot to spend its days. The whimsical little leaves fan out giving it a dreamy appearance. Pop the Coral bush in your sun room or living room.
Due to its fast growing nature the plant can reach heights of 2 to 3 meters. It definitely is better suited to bigger flats that can accommodate the size.
Bright Indirect to Partial Full Sun.
Water every 5 to 10 days. Or when the top 5cm of soil has become completely dry. Do not allow the soil to dry out beyond this point.
Ideal temperature range is between 16-28°C. The Coral bush can handle temperatures as low as 4°C.
In the Spring and Summer fertilize every other watering using a balanced fertilizer such as 10-10-10.
Spray the leaves down with water to remove any dirt or debris. Trim away yellowing leaves.