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Germination of

Euphorbia inermis

Spiral Stems Cactus: Rat Tail Cactus, Mistletoe Cactus, Christmas Cactus, Rattail Cactus

Euphorbia inermis

Euphorbia inermis: Euphorbia inermis seeds require well-draining soil and a warm, dry environment for successful germination. The seeds can be sown in a mixture of sand and perlite, and covered with a plastic wrap to maintain humidity levels. Keep the soil barely moist and place the container in a warm location with bright, indirect light. The ideal temperature range for germination is between 70-80�F (21-27�C). Germination may take several weeks to a few months, depending on the conditions.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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