Ruby, a Euphorbia Trigona Rubra, or African Milk Tree, has leaves shaped like water droplets running up its sides and thorns to match.
Native to West Africa, she is commonly known as The African Milk Tree because of the white sap hidden within her stems.
Ruby, Euphorbia Trigona Rubra
Ruby prefers bright indirect light to partial shade, without prolonged exposure to direct sun - a touch of morning sunlight wouldn’t go a miss.
If you’re not sure what level of light you have, check the shadows cast by your plant:
- Minimal shadow = lower light
- Half shadow = indirect light
- Full shadow = direct sun