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African Milk Tree | Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra'
African Milk Tree | Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra'

African Milk Tree

Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra'

Regular price £35.00 £0.00

Our favourite not-actually-a-cactus cactus. The Euphorbia trigona, or African Milk Tree, is a succulent grown in Central and Southern Africa. Its thick stems are lined with small spikes and overhanging leaves, in a deep maroon colour.

The Rubra variety we have for sale is known for its contrasting deep green stems and red leaves. The colour contrast makes it a beautiful feature plant to have all year round and a nice nod to Christmas.  

As a succulent, this plant will need very little watering, especially during winter, and likes a bright spot. 

Growing pot size: 17cm diameter; 15.5cm height

Pets and children: Euphorbia sap contains highly toxic latex, so make sure to wash your hands immediately, if you come into contact with it. 

Excludes decorative pot. 

Looking for pots?

I fit best in 17cm pots.

Looking for care information?

Why not search our Plantcare from A-Z guide and Green Room blog for helpful information, hints and tips.