Sticks on Fire (Euphorbia tirucalli 'Firesticks')


Ordering: Plants availabe for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): fire sticks, pencil cactus, sticks on fire

Description: Long, thin green to coral/red stems that resemble a cactus. Turns 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.

Origins: Native to Asia.

Other Interesting Facts: In its natural habitat it can grow up to 30 feet tall. Part of the Spurge (Euphorbiaceae) family.

Collections: Houseplants