Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire' is a special fiery form of the pencil plant with the upper stems sporting shades of orange and red.
'Sticks on Fire' is a special fiery form of the pencil plant with the upper stems sporting shades of orange and red. These tones will be bolder in full sun. Euphorbia tirucalli, also known as rubber-hedge euphorbia, is a many-branched, succulent plant. The branches are cylindrical, smooth, and thin forming a mass of structurally attractive essentially leafless stems.
Common Name: Pencil Plant
Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Green
Bloom Time: Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average
Stem Colour: Orange
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grassy hills, rocky outcrops and ridges, along river courses, bushveld and open savanna.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.