Euphorbia trigona is a succulent shrub that comes from West Africa. It has as white milky sap, put this together with the fact this guy comes from Africa and you've got yourself an African Milk Tree!
It is often mistaken for a cactus because of the thorns on the edges of this plant. But all euphorbia belong to the succulent family. But you can still treat this plant just like you would a cactus. They can withstand neglect and are great for busy homes, or for those who travel a lot.
Allow the soil to dry out before watering. Do not overwater. Drought tolerant for short periods.
Likes very bright, but indirect light, to thrive.
Slow to grow, but will reach heights of up to 2 meters.
The sap is toxic to pets and humans.
Approx 80cm tall.
Delivered in a 17cm pot.