Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel
Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel
Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel
Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel
Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel

Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).

Also known as Milk Barrel, this attractive plant is native to Africa, it is easy to care and grow. Densely branched, dioecious, succulent perennial dwarf-shrub lets can grow up to 20 cm tall, forming compact clumps.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA:9b-11
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun to light shade
Origin: South Africa (Cape Province)
Propagation: Offsets


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Blooming Season November through february
Common Name “milk barrel cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Green
Frost Tolerance 0 c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9 - 11
Height 20 cm
Origin Cape province
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel
Shape Green columnar
Sun Exposure Sunlight

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Christie A.
United States United States

Great Milk Barrel Cactus

It was really a nice healthy plant ready to be repoted into one of our beautiful Mexican Pots. It is doing Great and is already showing some new growth. We are really happy with the Cactus and your company!!

Martina B.
United States United States

Awesome plant, awesome service

This plant arrived very healthy and very well packed! Absolutely love this company!

United States United States

Sweet healthy little guy!

As always, arrived beautifully and lovingly packaged, and the plant was very healthy and well cared for! My plant is already thriving in its new home.

Katherine M.
United States United States

Euphorbia cereiformis

Arrived in perfect condition and it is a beautiful specimen. Very pleased with my purchase.

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Barbara K.
United States United States

Beautiful plant!

The cactus came very well wrapped. It is such a cute little plant. Love it

Euphorbia cereiformis milk barrel

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.