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Cactus Euphorbia trigona "African Milk Tree"


By Lori

Cactus Euphorbia trigona "African Milk Tree"

Have to wrap it in a quilt to move it... it's about 7 ft. tall. planted in "cactus soil" with elephant's foot palm...and epi cactus at the base.

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Lovely combination Lori looks really healthy is it prickly.

25 Jul, 2017


Yes, 3d, it's a bit tricky getting it out the door onto the deck for the summer...hence wrapping it in a quilt! It's quite heavy also. It's not staked but I have to be very careful it doesn't lapse sideways and split. the Beaucarnea recurvata (ponytail palm) is tall enough that it helps stabilize. It's in a 5 gal. pot and will need repotting soon as it has been in this pot almost 2 yrs. now. none of the plants are prima donnas and they seem to do well together. When it was given to me it was 3ft. tall and in a 6 inch pot! It's doubled it's height in two and a half years.

25 Jul, 2017


it looks like its enjoying its summer holiday outside..

27 Jul, 2017


all three plants amaze me in that they live most of the year in a small porch where the light is not especially bright and it's cool all winter long. it's three months outside...9 inside... doesn't seem to bother them!

28 Jul, 2017

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