Euphorbia tirucalli - Pencil Cactus

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SIZE: Pot Diameter x Total Height
Size Tip: Fits in a pot with a 16cm+ opening

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Plant Care: Cacti Focus Nutrition

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The Pencil Cactus has a novel appearance, with multiple pencil-like branches that are bang on trend for contemporary styling. It is a spineless succulent also known as Indian Tree Spurge, Milk Bush and Naked Lady. It is low maintenance and easy to look after as long as it gets plenty of bright light.

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Euphorbia tirucalli - Pencil Cactus Care & Info Guide

Light: Needs bright light. Direct sunlight is fine but take care to ensure this does not scorch the plant.

Water: Allow the soil to dry out before watering. Do not over water.

Temperature: Prefers it reasonably warm, ideally from 15-27°C. Keep out of draughts.

Feed: Apply a half strength dose of liquid fertiliser once a year in spring. View Plant Nutrition

Height and Growth Rate: Can grow to enormous heights in the wild, but indoors it can be maintained to any desired size via regular trimming. Slow growing.

Toxicity: The sap is poisonous and an irritant. Avoid getting into your eyes or mouth and handle with care.

Origin: South Africa.

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