Euphorbia trigona rubra - African Milk Tree Succulent ⌀ 17cm ↑ 70cm

Pot size ⌀17cm


Euphorbia trigona Rubra, also known as African milk tree or red-edge Euphorbia, is a striking succulent plant that is native to Africa. This plant is a member of the Euphorbia family, which is one of the largest families of flowering plants in the world.

Euphorbia trigona Rubra has a unique and eye-catching appearance, with its tall, upright stems that can reach up to three feet in height. The stems are triangular in shape and have distinctively deep-red edges that contrast beautifully with the green color of the main stem. The leaves of this plant are small and inconspicuous, appearing along the edges of the stems.

This plant is prized for its striking appearance and easy-care nature, making it a popular choice among succulent enthusiasts. It thrives in bright, indirect light and well-draining soil, and can be grown both indoors and outdoors in warmer climates.

One thing to note about Euphorbia trigona Rubra is that it produces a white, milky sap that can be irritating to the skin and eyes, so care should be taken when handling the plant. It's also important to keep this plant away from pets and children, as ingestion of the sap can be toxic.

Overall, Euphorbia trigona Rubra is a fascinating and visually stunning plant that is sure to make a statement in any collection.

◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate 
◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot

Care guide

Euphorbia trigona
West Africa

Light:Full sun

Water: 1 x forthrightly


Feed:half strength dose of fertiliser during the summer

Pet friendly:No