African Milk Tree

Regular price R 145.00
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Scientific Name: Euphorbia trigona
Common names: African milk tree, Cathedral cactus, Abyssinian euphorbia, and High chaparall
  • Waterwise 
  • 14 or 15cm diameter nursery pot
  • Likes lots of bright light and some full sun.
  • Easy-care
  • Plant level: Easy

Our African Milk Trees come in a 15cm Nursery Pot and in two varieties; African Milk Tree and African Milk Tree 'Rubra'. The 'Rubra' variety features deep red/maroon colouring on its stem and leaves.

A green sculptural masterpiece. These beauties look like collectors plants and add a striking addition to any setting.

Care-easy, drought-tolerant succulents, African Milk Trees enjoy bright light conditions. Place on a sunny windowsill, or patio table to give Trigoma an extra growth boost!

Follow these instructions to keep your African Milk Tree healthy and happy.

Water: Water thoroughly approximately every 2 weeks, let the soil dry out slightly in between
Light: Plenty of direct sunlight - a few hours per day
Humidity: Dry air is best, do not mist
Fertilize: Feed your tree every 2 weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the Spring & Summer growing season.

We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.


Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 


13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm


26 - 30cm


32 - 35cm


36 - 40cm


42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm


18 - 19cm












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