Common Names: Fire Sticks, Pencil Cactus, Sticks on Fire.
Description: Long, thin green to coral-red stems that resemble a cactus. Becomes more red with sun exposure.
Light: Full sun.
Water: Water when dry. Drought tolerant.
Other Care: Use gloves when working with this plant to avoid exposure to latex.
Origin: Native to Asia.
Interesting Fact: In its natural habitat it can grow up to 30 feet tall. Part of the Spurge (Euphorbiaceae) family.