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Euphorbia tirucalli, Pencil Tree - Succulent Plant

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Description

Constituents:

  • Euphorbia tirucalli, Pencil Tree - Succulent Plant- 1
  • 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)- 1
  • 3.3 inch (8 cm) Square Plastic Planter with Rounded Edges (Red)- 1

Interesting Fact: The unique pencil-like branches are responsible for getting vernacular name Pencil tree.Euphorbia tirucalli is a succulent, spineless, hardy green shrub, up to 3 m tall. The branches are cylindrical, smooth and glabrous-green, up to 8 mm in diameter, forming brush-like masses. The leaves are small and slender.

The flowers are yellow, inconspicuous, and carried in clusters at the apex of the short branches or in the angles of branches. Fruits are tripartite capsules.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Firestick Plants, Sticks on Fire, African Milk Bush, Finger Tree, Indian Tree Spurge, Milk Bush, Milk Hedge, Naked Lady, Pencil Tree, Pencil Euphorbia, Pencil Cactus
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 m
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Almost year-round
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

    Euphorbia tirucalli care

    Pencil Tree can be grown from seed, but they can be difficult to germinate (or even find). It is usually propagated by cuttings.

    Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.

    Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
    Soil A fast-draining medium such as cactus potting mix works best.
    Temperature 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic cactus fertilizer.

    Euphorbia tirucalli special feature

    brush-like branch masses

    Euphorbia tirucalli uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This succulent plant is used as the ornamental purpose