Euphorbia Trigonia ‘Rubra’

What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!


Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Euphorbia Trigonia f. Rubra
  • Pronunciation: yoo-FOR-bee-uh
  • Common Name: Euphorbia Red Trigonia, Euphorbia ‘Royal Red’, African Milk Tree
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Native Range: Central Africa 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Bright light to Full Sun- more light encourages the red coloring 
  • Water: Water thoroughly once soil is dry, water very sparingly in the winter
  • Humidity: avg. room humidity 
  • Temperature: 65-85F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves
  • Feeding: 1/2 strength fertilizer weekly during spring and summer
  • Growth: Upright
  • Propagation: top cutting
  • Pests: Look out for spider mites if conditions are dry 
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets