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Botanical Name:
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire'

Common Name(s):
Sticks on Fire

Mountain States Nursery
In frost free areas can become a 30' tree but in colder areas is often knocked back by frost. Can be single or multiple trunked. Green cylindrical branches are about the diameter of a pencil. Leaves are not usually present. Some people are allergic to the sap. Tolerant of full sun or part shade and quite drought resistant as well as salt tolerant. African native. Great accent plant for a pot as well. This form has yellow, orange and light green branches if in full sun.

Information by Gardensoft 
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.
Sun: Full
Water: Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Unparticular
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: N/A
Adverse Factors: Poisonous
Design Styles: Mediterranean
Accenting Features: Unusual Foliage
Seasonal Interest: N/A
Location Uses: Shrub Border
Special Uses: N/A
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Flower Color: N/A
Flower Season: N/A
Leaf Color: Red
Bark Color: N/A
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