Euphorbia horrida


Euphorbia horrida is a beautiful clumping euphorbia best known for its grey/blue coloration and large thorns. E. horrida grow offsets at the base of the plant which are easily propagated.

Please note: Every plant will vary in size, color and shape from the one pictured. Planter pictured is not included. Plant ships bare root. Soil included according to plant size.

Euphorbia horrida is native to South Africa.


Euphorbia horrida do best in full sun, at least 5 to 8 hours a day. Avoid intense afternoon sun. Grow outdoors in light shade in the afternoon or indoors in a sunny window with southern exposure and direct sun.


Native to arid and sub-tropical climates, Euphorbia horrida are drought tolerant plants. Their soil should be allowed to dry out entirely before watering thoroughly.

Tula's Tip

Keep your growth climate dry. Euphorbia horrida do not like humidity and can form a layer of white powder if the climate is too humid. Fertilize: Apply a water-soluble, balanced fertilizer monthly, diluted at half strength once per month during the grow season.


Small measures 4" diameter grow pot. Medium measures 6" grow pot. Every plant will vary in size, color and shape.


Delivery Method

Nationwide shipping, NYC delivery and pickup available. Delivered Bare root