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Euphorbia trigona African milk tree   Euphorbiaceae
 

Euphorbia-trigona, African milk tree, Euphorbiaceae,

 

Euphorbia-trigona, African milk tree,

This 3 ft (1 m) tall, cactus-like succulent from eastern Africa is a popular indoor plant—it looks prehistoric with its bolt upright, 3-angled stems and oval leaves standing horizontally at intervals from the angles.
By the end of summer most of the leaves drop.
The insignif

icant green flowers are not often seen on indoor plants. It needs light shade Cultivation: Plant in sun or part-shade in moist, well-drained soil.
Propagate from cuttings , by division or from seed.

 

Euphorbia-trigona, African milk tree,

Euphorbia-trigona, African milk tree,

 

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