African Milk Tree

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I have heard of this...don;t know alot about it...would you be so kind to fill me in on it a bit...for one thing is there a zone cut off where it will not make it...I will try and read up on my own...but always nice to have the information right here on the site...thanks...just may have to take you up on the offer...:)
This information comes from the plant files at Dave's Garden for me it is a house plant

African Milk tree/ Euphorbia trigona

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh)
Species: trigona (try-GOH-nuh)

Cactus and Succulents

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:


Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
Oh boy! Me too!

I would love one, too! I love Euphorbia, and I love succulents. How large does it grow for you as a houseplant? Are you looking for anything in particular for trade, or will postage do? :)
Hi you still have any cuttings left of your African Milk Tree and if you do would you do for postage,,i would appreciate it so very much,,and thank you for your kindness,,,take care God bless you and your loved ones,,Cassie is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to