Euphorbia lactea, sometimes known as the Dragon Bone Spurge, is an upright shrub with a candelabra growth habit. It is cactus-like in appearance but not closely related to the cactaceae family. The succulent branches are three or four sided and lined with spines and small leaves. Like other members of Euphorbiaceae, this plant produces white latex sap that can irritate skin and should be handled with care.
Care of Euphorbia lactea:
Full sun to partial shade, temp 40 to 100 degrees, generally grows to about 6 ft tall indoors but can grow much larger, allow to get dry between waterings.
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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