Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns Photo
Indoor Plants
Health Rating
Latin Name
Euphorbia milii


The Crown of Thorns plant, also known as Christ plant or Christ Thorn, is native to Madagascar. It has a large stem with small red or pink two-petalled flowers, and large teardrop shaped leaves.

For Your Pet

All parts of Crown of Thorns are poisonous. Horses, cattle, pets, and humans are affected and will experience severe pain and swelling of the mouth, and gastrointestinal issues like severe diarrhea leading to dehydration.


Keep your pet away from Crown of Thorns as it can lead to severe illness.


If you believe that your pet has been poisoned immediately call your vet or one of the animal poison control hotlines on this list.