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Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra'

Native range: Central Africa

Known names: African Milk Tree, Cathedral Cactus

Hardiness: Best kept above 55°F

Mature Size: ~10' Tall, ~5" Wide

Light: Bright direct sun, as bright as possible but best to avoid hot afternoon sun.

Water: Water when soil is completely dry. Much less in winter time.

Soil: Succulent-style mix

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: Nio

Plant Size: 2.5" Pot, shipped semi-bare root.


Sap can be toxic and irritating.


This Euphorbia glows maroon when growing in full sun. Sides are lined with spines AND leaves. This Euphorbia can go dormant in winter; but not always. Be careful when handling.

Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra' [2.5"]

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