Euphorbia horrida JC

Euphorbia horrida JC

(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. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).



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Blooming Season Spring to summer
Common Name African milk barrel
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Yellow solitary cyathia
Frost Tolerance -4°c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Height 75 (150) cm
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Euphorbia horrida JC
Shape Collumnar
Sun Exposure Partial shade
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Fred S.
United States

Euphorbia Horrida

Pretty plant, consistently formed with nice color

Vivian M.
United States United States


I love my plants from Planet Desert. My overall experience has always been excellent. Mahalo

Kal W.

great plants, healthy, already growing new...

great plants, healthy, already growing new spines.

James W.

Nice, well rooted plant. Came in a pot wit...

Nice, well rooted plant. Came in a pot with soil, nicely packed.

Jo T.
United States United States

Fabulous succulent

It was a great experience to receive such an unusual and fascinating plant. I transplanted it into a new pot with some other succulents of different shapes and sizes and am very pleased with the look of the euphorbia. Plus, I don't think it's horrible at all. :)

Euphorbia horrida JC

11 reviews

SKU: 475

Regular price $ 8.75 Save -13%
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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. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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.

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