A lean and tall plant species, E.Lactea produces multi branched, thick, milky-sap filled shrub along with triangular leaves. The ridges are marble green in color and are covered with spikes.
Suited for a warm and humid climate, this thrives best in a little shades sunlight and responds well to warmth. It requires water when the soil becomes dry to touch specially during growing season and during summers. Watering should be minimal during winters
This euphorbia is used as a specimen, hedge or container plant.