Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’

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Plant Information:

Botanical Name:  Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’

Common Name: Red Pencil Plant

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Origin: South Africa

Type: Tropical Color

Size: 24"h x 36"w

Exposure: Sun


Butterflies: No

Hummingbirds: No

Container Size: LPB

Talk about a plant offering a riot of color to beds or containers. Sticks on Fire?s festive colored branches of reddish-gold, peach and yellow are a striking departure from the original green Pencil Plant. This is one of those prized sub-tropical beauties that you?ll probably want to over-winter as a houseplant each year. In its native South Africa, the original all-green form makes a tree to 25? or more, but this election has less chlorophyll and will probably max out at about 6-8? where winter hardy. As a Euphorbia, gardeners with skin reactions to the sap of these plants should take care.