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African Milk Tree - cactus - root-africanmilkcactus-4 - Varnish + Vine - 1

African Milk Tree

$22.00 Regular price $25.00
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High Indirect Sunlight


Twice a Month

Pet Safe



African Milk Tree

Euphorbia trigona 'rubra'

The African Milk Tree (Euphorbia trigona 'rubra') is a wonderful option for a low maintenance plant. It thrives on neglect. It handles extended droughts poorly. It should be watered once the soil is dry a few inches below the surface. However, it should not sit in wet soil, allowing it to do so will cause root rot.

This plant also needs lots of bright sunlight. The Milk Tree, originated from central Africa. This particular Milk Tree is known as Euphorbia trigona 'rubra and was selected for its unique red coloration.

Quick Facts

  • Easy to care for
  • Best indoors with Bright indirect sunlight
  • Low maintenance needs to be watered twice per month.

Shipped potted in a basic planter pot.

Plant Information

This unique plant is known for its appearance with leaves growing along the plant stem with an unusual red coloration.

Plant Difficulty: Beginner
Plant Size: Medium
Plant Growth: 12 in
Unit Sizes: SM: ~8-10" tall and a 4" pot.
MD: ~12-15" tall and a 6" pot.

Soil Needed: Dry / Arid Soil
Preferred Humidity: Dry
Sunlight Requirements: High Indirect Sunlight
Water Frequency: Twice a Month

Care Guide

- Requires Bright Indirect Sun
- Water once top third of soil is dry (about twice a month)
- Use a well-draining dry or arid soil
- Does best in 65 - 75 degrees F

Return Policy

14 day return / replacement policy if plant arrives dead or damaged. Please send a picture to

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African Milk Tree

$22.00 Regular price $25.00


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