African Milk Tree

Euphorbia trigona

3 Months Warranty

This African Milk Tree comes with a 3 Months Warranty to make sure your recipient is completely happy.

Buy a beautiful African Milk Tree to bring interesting style and architecture to the home or give as a living gift for birthdays and housewarmings. The interesting plant has an erect growth habit with delicate leaves and spiky thorns that grow along its upright stems.

The indoor African Milk Tree (or Euphorbia trigona) gets its name from the milky white sap that it produces. Don’t be fooled by its spiny thorns, while this plant may look like a cactus it’s actually a succulent. This plant thrives in bright light and can even take some direct sun as long as it doesn’t get scorched.

Our African Milk Tree is easy to grow and a treat for yourself or someone else. Just click ‘Add to Basket’ to add a personalised card and choose a day for delivery. We’ll handle the rest.

  • Arrives in a gift wrapped 17cm pot
  • Delivered at a height of 65cm (2ft!)
  • A beautiful gift idea for birthdays and house or flat warmings
  • African Milk Trees thrive in bright, light and direct sun
  • Plant in well draining soil
  • Drought tolerant - let the soil dry between waterings
  • Clean with a soft brush when dusty

Product Details


Glossy, dark green
Plant Type
Ornamental indoor plant
Growth Rate
Ultimate Height
Over 6ft tall but slow growing
Air Purifying

Yes, this is an air purifying plant

Pet Friendly

Can be toxic to animals and children

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Unique Feature
Small delicate leaves and thorns

Caring Information


Soil information

Soil Moisture
Drought tolerant
Allow to dry between watering

Perfect Location

Perfect Location
Light Level
Bright light and direct sun
Moderate, gently mist once a week
Temperate, avoid drafts and sudden temperature changes

What's Included

How will it arrive?

Packaged in:
Arrives in a gift wrapped pot
Supplied in:
Purpose made cardboard box


You can add your own personal message that is printed in the accompanying greetings card. Up to 120 characters.

Greetings Card

Choose an optional greetings card
Add your own personal message that will be printed in a greetings card (up to 120 characters) of your choice. This can be added at the point of checkout.

Give a African Milk Tree

Delivered from the nursery to their doorstep