Pencil Tree / Flame Plant

Regular price Rs. 135.00
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Know Your Plant

The pencil cactus or pencil tree or Flame plant, also known as Euphorbia tirucalli, is a unique succulent that adds a touch of architectural elegance to indoor and outdoor spaces alike. Despite its common name, it is not a true cactus but rather a member of the Euphorbia genus. Native to Africa and parts of India, this striking plant features cylindrical, pencil-like stems that grow upright and can reach impressive heights of up to 30 feet (approximately 9 meters) in its natural habitat. The stems are typically green but can take on reddish or orange hues in response to sunlight or environmental conditions. Pencil cactus is prized for its low-maintenance nature and drought tolerance, making it an ideal choice for xeriscaping projects or as a striking accent plant in containers or landscapes.

Caring for a pencil cactus involves providing it with plenty of sunlight and well-draining soil. This succulent thrives in bright, indirect light and can tolerate direct sunlight for several hours each day. It prefers soil that is sandy or gritty and allows water to drain quickly, as it is susceptible to root rot if kept too wet. Water your pencil cactus sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Additionally, take care when handling the plant, as the milky sap it produces can be irritating to the skin and eyes. With proper care and attention to its unique needs, the pencil cactus can thrive and become a stunning focal point in your home or garden

Pencil Tree Plant Care:

  1. Light: Euphorbia tirucalli thrives in bright, indirect light. Place it near a window where it can receive plenty of sunlight, but avoid direct sunlight, as intense sunlight can scorch the stems. It can tolerate some direct sunlight for a few hours each day, especially if acclimated gradually.

  2. Temperature: Maintain moderate temperatures for your pencil cactus, ideally between 18°C to 38°C. It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures down to 50°F (10°C), but avoid exposing it to frost or freezing temperatures.

  3. Watering: Water your pencil cactus sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. This succulent is drought-tolerant and prefers to be slightly underwatered rather than overwatered. Water deeply but infrequently, and avoid waterlogging the soil, as this can lead to root rot.

  4. Soil: Plant your pencil cactus in well-draining soil, such as a cactus or succulent mix amended with sand or perlite. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent water from accumulating at the bottom.

  5. Humidity: Pencil cactus is tolerant of low humidity levels but may benefit from occasional misting during dry periods. However, it is not as sensitive to humidity as some other tropical plants.

  6. Fertilizing: Feed your pencil cactus sparingly, using a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization during fall and winter when growth slows down.

  7. Pruning: Trim any dead or damaged stems as needed to maintain the plant's appearance and overall health. Use gloves and take care when handling the plant, as the milky sap it produces can be irritating to the skin and eyes.

  8. Pests: Pencil cactus is generally resistant to pests, but it may occasionally attract spider mites or mealybugs. If you notice any pests, treat the plant with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Product Speciality

Budsnblush is offering this beautiful succulent in black plastic pot with very affordable rate. This flame plant can be easily propagated from stem cutting. On maturity plants stems get more and more thicker . These plant need almost zero care and very less water. Keep plant in sunny spot for more brighter colors .In summer save plant from direct heat.

Why Budsnblush

  • Our Plant is 1.4 Year Old Stable Plant.
  • We send plant with weed resistant soil topping.
  • Budsnblush will send plant with slow release fertilizer in soil which give nutrition for 1 year.
  • Our plant is grown from stem cutting and no tissue culture method is used so its naturally very hardy.
  • So collect this Arid beauty and add a potted painting in your cozy corner.

Processing Time: We take 1 day to make plant ready for journey. Before packing we give them fertilizer and fungicide for best results.

Packing: We send potted plant in strong customized cardboard boxes to ensure zero transit loss. 

Pot Size     :   4 Inch Black Plastic Basic Nursery Pot.
Plant Size  :   4 Inch To 6 Inch plant.
Shipping & Return

Shipping cost is Flat, which means for order value upto 200 Rs. we charge only 35 rs. All orders above 200 Rs comes under free delivery services. No shipping charge will be taken from customer. This offer is for short duration only.

We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. Items can be returned or exchanged within 30 days of delivery.

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