African Milk Tree
Euphorbia trigona
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Succulent fertilizer (e.g. N3-P6-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 8.0
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate savanne

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Names

Family Euphorbiaceae
Other scientific names Euphorbia hermentiana

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Leaf color
  • green