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Indian Corn Cob     

Euphorbia mammillaris

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Indian Corn Cob is a plant which belongs to the Euphorbia genus.

The plant consists of slender stems that grow from a central crown at ground level. The stems have six or seven ridges of bumps that have weak spines on the tops. The new spines are green and the older spines turn grey
Euphorbia contain milky, irritant, sap that is released if the plant is injured.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Yellow-green and   Unmellow Yellow. When mature, blooms are roughly 0.3 cm (that's 0.12 inches in imperial) in diameter. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green and   Kelly green

A type of flowering succulent / houseplant, it mainly grows as an annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season.

Indian Corn Cob is known for its clump-forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 40.0 cm (1.30 feet). This plant tends to bloom in mid spring.

South Africa is believed to be where Indian Corn Cob originates from.

Indian Corn Cob is known to be toxic to humans and/or animals, so be careful where you position and how you handle this plant.

As Indian Corn Cob is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Indian Corn Cob have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Indian Corn Cob

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys gritty free draining compost and good light

Indian Corn Cob likes a position of full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Indian Corn Cob is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

See our list of companion Plants for Indian Corn Cob to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Indian Corn Cob from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 4.95 inches (12.7 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.98 inches (5.08 cm).

Transplanting Indian Corn Cob

Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 12°C / 54°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Indian Corn Cob is a tender plant.

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Indian Corn Cob Folklore & Trivia

Indian Corn as the pattern of rows and bumps on the drum stick shaped stem resemble a corn cob

Other names for Indian Corn Cob

Indian Corn

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