Houseplants: the pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli) is actually a succulent rather than a cactus. Grow it in a sunny window but take care to avoid any contact with the white stem latex.

Houseplants: the pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli) is actually a succulent rather than a cactus. Grow it in a sunny window but take care to avoid any contact with the white stem latex.

Pencil Cactus—How to Grow Euphorbia tirucalli

Guide to Growing the Pencil Cactus Indoors

Each person has a slightly different definition of "no-kill," but some plants can deal with more havoc than others, whether an overdose of love (that is, water) or almost complete neglect.

5 No-Kill Houseplants For Any Home

Each person has a slightly different definition of "no-kill," but some plants can deal with more havoc than others, whether an overdose of love (that is, water) or almost complete neglect.

Fire Sticks, Red Pencil Tree, Sticks of Fire, Sticks on Fire - Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea' is a very striking succulent shrub, up to 25 feet (7.6 m) tall and up to 10 feet (3 m) wide. Branches are...

Fire Sticks, Red Pencil Tree, Sticks of Fire, Sticks on Fire - Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea' is a very striking succulent shrub, up to 25 feet (7.6 m) tall and up to 10 feet (3 m) wide. Branches are...

the new 'it' plant

THE NEW 'IT' PLANT, THE PENCIL CACTUS

Repotting succulents?  Balance the plant on pencils across the lid of the pot to keep your plant centered, levelled with the top of the pot, and to keep the roots extending down nicely into the pot.

Repotting hack!

Repotting succulents? Balance the plant on pencils across the lid of the pot to keep your plant centered, levelled with the top of the pot, and to keep the roots extending down nicely into the pot.

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