Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Euphorbia trigona Royal Red

Euphorbia trigona Royal Red

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Euphorbia trigona is commonly planted in Central Africa,

Also known as African milk tree, cathedral cactus, Abyssinian euphorbia, high chaparall.

Euphorbia Trigona is a tender, evergreen, succulent plant. The stems have three wing-like angles and carry short, sharp spines as well as leaves. Eventually the plant grows into a densely and compactly branched erect shrub or small tree of two metres or more. Euphorbia trigona is widely cultivated as a pot plant. with stems and leaves flushed purplish-red and some bronzish-green). The leaves are often darker red in this clone and the stems greener for a lovely bicolored look. The stems can be flecked red to magenta. Some leaves may become rich magenta-red. Speciality growers may also offer crested or fasicated material. Euphorbia trigona cv. Royal Red is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. Growth rate: It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just 3-5 years.


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Blooming Season Spring and summer
Common Name African milk tree
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 10° C
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Height Up to 3 metres
Origin West africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Euphorbia trigona Royal Red
Shape candelabra shaped
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Euphorbia trigona Royal Red

Packaged beautifully! Already has new growth after a couple weeks!!

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Very very nice ! Highly recommend the seller & their plants. They came well & carefully wrapped & quickly. 5 stars.

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Euphorbia trigona Royal Red

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