Cacti and succulents are always a great option for those of us who wouldn’t mind a few plants in the collection that will ‘look after themselves’ while we focus on the high maintenance plants. This cowboy stands tall with independence. You can count on him. Requiring little water, especially through autumn to spring, position your cactus in a bright sunny spot in your home for a gorgeous decorative statue-like style.
Botanical name Euphorbia eritrea
Care requirements Easy
Light needs Bright light, direct sunlight preferable.
Water care Allow the soil to completely dry before watering. Periods of neglect are tolerated well. Avoid humidity.
Pet friendliness Toxic to pets, if they attempt to eat it.
Helpful hint Look for a pot or planter that's at least 270mm wide to dress up your 240mm cactus.