Euphorbia trigona rubra - African Milk Tree

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SIZE: Pot Diameter x Total Height
Size Tip: Fits in a pot with a 12.5cm+ opening

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Euphorbia trigona is a an easy care succulent that originates from West Africa. It makes a fascinating architectural addition to room designs, with it's upright stems and ridges of short-lived leaves and thorns.

Also known as the African milk tree because of the milky sap contained in the stems it makes an urban style statement but is best avoided around children and pets.

Euphorbia trigona Care & Info Guide

Light: Prefers bright light. Direct sunlight is ok but take care to ensure this does not scorch the plant.

Water: Allow the soil to dry out before watering. Do not over water. Drought tolerant for short periods.

Temperature: Prefers it reasonably warm, ideally from 15-27°C. Keep out of draughts.

Feed: Apply a half strength dose of liquid fertiliser in the summer. View Plant Nutrition

Height and Growth Rate: Indoor height 1-2m but very slow growing.

Toxicity: The sap is poisonous and an irritant. Avoid getting into your eyes or mouth and handle with care. Wash off immediately if in contact with skin. Not suitable for children or pets.

Origin: West Africa.

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