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  • Botanical NameEuphorbia tirucalli
  • Common Names: Pencil Cactus, Indian tree spurge,

Euphorbia Pencil Cactus: Botanical Elegance in Linear Splendor

The Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, a living testament to botanical elegance, graces spaces with linear splendor. Scientifically named Euphorbia tirucalli, this succulent gem showcases slender, cylindrical stems resembling delicate pencils. Native to Africa, it thrives in arid conditions and sunlight, creating a striking silhouette with its vertical growth. With its architectural allure and easy-care nature, the Pencil Cactus becomes a minimalist and resilient addition to succulent collections. Embrace the linear grace of this succulent, as it adds a touch of sophistication to indoor or outdoor landscapes, drawing attention with its slender form and unassuming beauty.

Euphorbia Pencil Cactus Care Guide: Embracing the Graceful Beauty of Desert Elegance

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, a striking succulent known for its slender, upright stems. This comprehensive care guide is meticulously crafted to assist you in cultivating and appreciating the unique beauty of your Pencil Cactus, adding a touch of desert elegance to your indoor haven.

I. Light:

  1. Full Sun Exposure: Position your Euphorbia Pencil Cactus in full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day to promote healthy growth and maintain its distinctive form.
  2. Adaptation Period: Gradually acclimate the plant to direct sunlight if it’s transitioning from lower light conditions.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm and Arid Environment: Maintain a warm climate, ideally between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C).
  2. Winter Dormancy: Allow a slight temperature drop in winter, around 50°F (10°C), to mimic its natural dormant period.

III. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining cactus mix to prevent water accumulation and ensure proper aeration for the roots.
  2. Sandy or Gravelly Soil: Enhance drainage by incorporating sand or gravel into the soil mix.

IV. Watering:

  1. Minimal Watering: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings; water sparingly, especially in the dormant winter season.
  2. Avoid Waterlogging: Prevent waterlogging, as the Pencil Cactus is susceptible to root rot.

V. Humidity:

  1. Low Humidity Tolerance: Flourishes in low humidity conditions; avoid excessive moisture to prevent fungal issues.
  2. Adequate Ventilation: Ensure good air circulation around the plant to minimize humidity levels.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Sparse Fertilization: Feed with a diluted, balanced cactus fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Skip Fertilization in Winter: Withhold fertilizer during the dormant period in winter.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Minimal Pruning Needs: Pencil Cactus requires minimal pruning; remove dead or damaged stems for a neat appearance.
  2. Mindful Handling: Handle with care, as the sap can be irritating to the skin; wear gloves when pruning.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy, well-balanced pot to support the weight of the stems.
  2. Minimal Structural Support Needed: Due to its upright growth habit, additional support is generally not required.

IX. Repotting:

  1. Infrequent Repotting: Repot only when necessary, typically every 2-3 years, using fresh well-draining soil.
  2. Spring Ideal: Opt for repotting in spring when the plant is entering its active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with at least one node; allow cuttings to callus before planting in well-draining soil.
  2. Root in Dry Medium: Root cuttings in a dry, well-draining medium, ensuring the soil remains slightly moist until roots develop.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Skin Irritation: Avoid contact with the sap, which can cause skin irritation; wash hands thoroughly if exposed.
  2. Root Rot: Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged soil and subsequent root rot.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Highlight Architectural Form: Showcase the Pencil Cactus as a sculptural element in your space, emphasizing its unique and graceful form.
  2. Pair with Desert Decor: Complement the succulent with desert-themed decor for a cohesive and stylish display.

Embrace the desert elegance of the Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, cultivating a captivating presence in your indoor sanctuary. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the graceful beauty and resilience of this remarkable succulent. May your Pencil Cactus thrive, bringing a touch of arid sophistication and natural artistry to your living space.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical NameEuphorbia tirucalli
  • Common Names: Pencil Cactus, Indian tree spurge,

Euphorbia Pencil Cactus: Botanical Elegance in Linear Splendor

The Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, a living testament to botanical elegance, graces spaces with linear splendor. Scientifically named Euphorbia tirucalli, this succulent gem showcases slender, cylindrical stems resembling delicate pencils. Native to Africa, it thrives in arid conditions and sunlight, creating a striking silhouette with its vertical growth. With its architectural allure and easy-care nature, the Pencil Cactus becomes a minimalist and resilient addition to succulent collections. Embrace the linear grace of this succulent, as it adds a touch of sophistication to indoor or outdoor landscapes, drawing attention with its slender form and unassuming beauty.

Euphorbia Pencil Cactus Care Guide: Embracing the Graceful Beauty of Desert Elegance

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, a striking succulent known for its slender, upright stems. This comprehensive care guide is meticulously crafted to assist you in cultivating and appreciating the unique beauty of your Pencil Cactus, adding a touch of desert elegance to your indoor haven.

I. Light:

  1. Full Sun Exposure: Position your Euphorbia Pencil Cactus in full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day to promote healthy growth and maintain its distinctive form.
  2. Adaptation Period: Gradually acclimate the plant to direct sunlight if it’s transitioning from lower light conditions.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm and Arid Environment: Maintain a warm climate, ideally between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C).
  2. Winter Dormancy: Allow a slight temperature drop in winter, around 50°F (10°C), to mimic its natural dormant period.

III. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining cactus mix to prevent water accumulation and ensure proper aeration for the roots.
  2. Sandy or Gravelly Soil: Enhance drainage by incorporating sand or gravel into the soil mix.

IV. Watering:

  1. Minimal Watering: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings; water sparingly, especially in the dormant winter season.
  2. Avoid Waterlogging: Prevent waterlogging, as the Pencil Cactus is susceptible to root rot.

V. Humidity:

  1. Low Humidity Tolerance: Flourishes in low humidity conditions; avoid excessive moisture to prevent fungal issues.
  2. Adequate Ventilation: Ensure good air circulation around the plant to minimize humidity levels.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Sparse Fertilization: Feed with a diluted, balanced cactus fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Skip Fertilization in Winter: Withhold fertilizer during the dormant period in winter.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Minimal Pruning Needs: Pencil Cactus requires minimal pruning; remove dead or damaged stems for a neat appearance.
  2. Mindful Handling: Handle with care, as the sap can be irritating to the skin; wear gloves when pruning.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy, well-balanced pot to support the weight of the stems.
  2. Minimal Structural Support Needed: Due to its upright growth habit, additional support is generally not required.

IX. Repotting:

  1. Infrequent Repotting: Repot only when necessary, typically every 2-3 years, using fresh well-draining soil.
  2. Spring Ideal: Opt for repotting in spring when the plant is entering its active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with at least one node; allow cuttings to callus before planting in well-draining soil.
  2. Root in Dry Medium: Root cuttings in a dry, well-draining medium, ensuring the soil remains slightly moist until roots develop.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Skin Irritation: Avoid contact with the sap, which can cause skin irritation; wash hands thoroughly if exposed.
  2. Root Rot: Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged soil and subsequent root rot.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Highlight Architectural Form: Showcase the Pencil Cactus as a sculptural element in your space, emphasizing its unique and graceful form.
  2. Pair with Desert Decor: Complement the succulent with desert-themed decor for a cohesive and stylish display.

Embrace the desert elegance of the Euphorbia Pencil Cactus, cultivating a captivating presence in your indoor sanctuary. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the graceful beauty and resilience of this remarkable succulent. May your Pencil Cactus thrive, bringing a touch of arid sophistication and natural artistry to your living space.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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