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Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire'
Common Name: Pencil Plant Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)

Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire'
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The rubber-hedge euphorbia is a many-branched, succulent plant. The branches are cylindrical, smooth, bright orange, thin, forming brush-like masses.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southern Africa and Madagascar
Native Habitat:
Grassy hills, rocky outcrops and ridges, along river courses, bushveld and open savanna.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen Bluish Green Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Average  Stem ColourOrange 
Hardiness Zone9-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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