Euphorbia Trigona 'Rubra'.
The Euphorbia Trigona 'Rubra' is a very attractive upright succulent tree, with closely packed stems flushed a stunning red to a magenta colour. Each has 3-4 vertical ridges with pairs of reddish-brown spines running along them, around 1cm apart. Lanceolate shaped leaves, also a reddish colour are produced inbetween the spines from the ridge sides in Spring, usually deciduous, but if conditions are correct they may last throughout the winter.
Do be aware of it's milky sap which can be an irritant to eyes and mucous membranes.
Perfect for Cacti and succulent enthusiasts, this very interesting plant is very difficult to find for sale at this size in the UK.
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EUPHORBIA TRIGONA 'RUBRA'.
Latin Name: Euphorbia Trigona 'Rubra'
Origin: Cultivar of Euphorbia Trigona
Common Name: African Milk Tree. Cathedral Cactus. Euphorbia Trigona 'Royal Red'. Abyssinian Euphorbia. Good Luck Plant.
Origin: West Africa.
Hardiness: Frost tender.
Growth Characteristics: Tall upright succulent tree with closely packed stems flushed red -magenta in colour. Each have 3-4 vertical ridges with pairs of spines on the edges. Produces purplish-red lanceolate shaped leaves in spring. Milky sap which can be an irritant. Requires little maintenance
Sun: Full sun/partial shade.
Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty.
Moisture: Water regularly during growing season. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.
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