Euphorbia is a large genus containing many different plants, succulent and other species, mostly originating in Africa, but also found in other parts of the world. Succulent Euphorbias are not cacti, despite their spines and thorns.
Succulent Euphorbias are not cacti, despite their spines and thorns. They can grow in a range of environments, from sun to full shade.
All Euphorbias contain white sap that pours from the plant when it is cut. This sap is an eye irritant and should not come in contact with any part of the face. If it gets on hands or clothing, ensure it is washed off thoroughly.