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
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.
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