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Euphorbia tirucalli 'Fire Stick'

Euphorbia tirucalli 'Fire Stick'



Euphorbia tirucalli 

Sticks on Fire, Rosea, Red Pencil Tree, Pencil Tree, Milk Bush, Finger Tree

USDA Zones 10-12


This brilliant neon colored evergreen shrub succulent almost resembles coral as it’s loose branches grow vertically with stems as thin as pencils. If grown in ground & in a hot climate without frost it can grow up to 4-8 ft tall & wide. It’s resilient to most pests & diseases, salt tolerant, deer or rabbit resistant, tolerant to rocky soil & drought, & easy to care for! 

Euphorbia ‘Fire Stick’ works perfectly in beds, as a border plant, coastal gardens or in Mediterranean Gardens. It can be used on patios & in container arrangements where it adds awesome color & height! 


You will receive a 3.5” size plant bare root without a pot. 

** Our ‘Fire Sticks’ have grown so quickly they are almost too large for the 3.5” pots! Get your ‘Pencil Trees’ while they’re large, yet still 3.5” prices! We will be transplanting them into gallon size soon & their price will increase!!




Full sun, partial sun



Low water needs — dry to medium moisture



Well drained soil, sand 



Easy to propagate — quickly roots from cuttings



**WARNING: POISONOUS!! All parts of plant is toxic if ingested. The milky sap of Euphorbias can cause irritation to the eyes & skin. Use gloves & protective goggles when cutting for propagation & take careful measures if stems are broken.

  • Message to Buyers

    Thank you for shopping with Horticult! Please remember that unless otherwise stated in the description area of your plant's listing, all of our plants are shipped bare root without a pot. All plants sold in a hanging basket will include a pot.

    Please remember the shipping of live plants can be tricky. We prefer to ship on Monday-Wednesday to minimize the time your new plant baby will spend in the box! We’ll stay in touch & keep you updated! 

    We will ship as economically as possible. If we are able to fit your order in less boxes than our site calculates, we will refund the extra shipping costs. 

    Finally, with what’s happening right now in the world the post office has never been busier. While most of our orders are shipped without a problem, we want to assure you we are prepared to rectify any issue that may occur. Please be patient & we will do everything we can to make sure you are happy with your purchase! 

    Stay safe everyone & thank you again for shopping with Horticult 💚


  • Heat Packs

    If the temperature will be below freezing in the destination city on any day from that of estimated reception to a few days later (to account for a USPS shipping delay) & your plant is not cold hardy be sure to buy a heat pack for the box!

    See FAQ's page for more information

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