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Euphorbia tirucalli (Fire Stick)

Euphorbia tirucalli
Fire Stick

Euphorbia tirucalli (Fire Stick) is a tropical shrub with succulent foliage. It's moderate/fast growth rate makes it an excellent houseplant, although they are toxic to both humans and animals. This plant is best planted in early spring, as it produces beautiful small flowers in the late spring/early summer. Fire sticks get their name because in the colder months they turn a dark orange color- resembling a stick on fire.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 12 (50°F-60°F)
Flower Color
Flower Season Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer
Growth Rate Fast, Moderate
Height 2-6ft
Spread 1-3ft
Characteristics Showy
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses House Plant, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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