AKA Crown of thorns, Christ thorn
Crown of thorns is a favourite houseplant grown in warm climates as a garden shrub. They tirelessly appear almost all the year. It’s a hardy perennial with stout gray thorns and oval leaves that drop as they age. Its shoots, all surrounded by spiky thorns, are brownish and covered with small, oval leaves. The bright red, pink, white or yellow flowers grow on the shoot tips. Aside from the pure forms, there are many hybrids available.
Christ plant’s name is due to the resemblance between its branches and Christ’s crown of thorns.
* The plants in the picture are only for reference.
The size and shape of pot may vary according to availability.
Light: Does well in direct sunlight. The more intense the sun better will be the bloom. In Semi-shade, the growth of the flowers gets reduced significantly.
Water: Needs low to medium water sand. Occasional Watering is enough. While Watering, ensure the root balls get thoroughly moistened. Water again when the topsoil dries out completely.