Common names: Firestick, Pencil cactus, Indian Tree Spurge, Petroleum Plant
There are more than 2000 varieties of Plants that fall under the umbrella of Euphorbia, ranging dramatically in shape, texture, and size. It's important to note that what links them is a toxic sap that will cause irritation to both pets and people, so be careful so you can best enjoy this beautiful genus! 'Firestick' is fun with it's pronged, upward reaching green arms that flush red when exposed to bright light. This is a plant that will truly light up your collection.
Light: Bright light
Water: 100% dry
Ease: Easy Breezy
Pet Friendly: No
Care: Your Pencil cactus will need very little watering in the winter while it is dormant, and more frequent watering (potentially weekly) in the summer during its growing period.