Plant Catalog - EUPHORBIA STICKS ON FIRE
EUPHORBIA STICKS ON FIRE
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire', 'Firesticks'
Sticks on Fire Milkbush, Red Pencil Tree
A succulent shrub that forms an upright bush. Pencil-like stems carry tiny, inconspicuous leaves. Stems are bright coral-red to yellow-orange to golden-green. Non-showy flowers. Toxic to dogs, cats, other animals, and humans. All plant parts contain a caustic, milky sap that is known to cause burns and welts.
USDA zones: 10 - 11
Sunset zones: 13, 23, 24; H1, H2; indoors
Mature size: 4 - 8 feet high and 3 - 5 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: little to moderate water