How to grow Euphorbia trigona

Euphorbia trigona growing shrub‎ succulent of the genus Euphorbia also known as African Milk Tree, Euphorbia trigona perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, desert or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Stem color can be: green or purple, stem erect.

Euphorbia trigona flowers

Leaves color green, orange, red or purple in linear shape next to each leaf there is spine

Flower color yellow-green with 5 petals.

Euphorbia trigona for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Euphorbia trigona growing and care:

Well-drained soil, frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
0.3-3 m, 1-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower:
Yellow-green with 5 petals

Scientific name:

Euphorbia trigona

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Ornamental parts

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