Euphorbia Tirucalli
Euphorbia Tirucalli
Euphorbia Tirucalli
Euphorbia Tirucalli
Euphorbia Tirucalli

Euphorbia Tirucalli

Regular price £13.99


Named Pencil Cactus due to its long branches, this is actually a succulent - just to confuse you. It is native to South Africa and India and incredibly easy to look after. In the wild, it can reach 30 foot tall, but inside it will peak around 6 foot. It is slow growing, however, so it won't take over your home. Simply prune when you see fit.

Although this plant has poisonous sap, it's also capable of great things - it's a hydrocarbon plant, which means the sap can be converted into a fuel equivalent to gasoline.

Bright light and not too much water will see your Pencil Cactus thrive - perfect if you're still brushing up on your plant parenting skills as it's very forgiving should you forget to water it.

How to Keep me Happy

I like bright, indirect light
Water: Let me dry out between watering
Expert Level: I'm perfect for those new to plant parenthood
Sizing: Standard W14cm x H20cm (Fits 16cm Pot)
I can help you to relax and boost your mood
Pet-Friendly: Keep me out of reach of furry friends and little people

Jo's Top Tip

Handle with care and wear gloves when pruning this plant as the sap can be an irritant if it comes into contact with your skin.

Does not come with decorative pot.

We deliver to most of the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland and the following postcodes IV, AB, HS, FK, KW, PA, PH, IM, JE and GY).

Standard Delivery - £4.99

  • Usually delivered within 3-4 working days
  • All orders are sent on tracked services by Royal Mail, FedEx or DPD
  • One charge covers your entire order, regardless of how many items

Delivery Add-on: Next or Named Day - Additional £4.99 or £5.99 (Sat)

  • Order by 4pm for next day delivery
  • Delivered on a tracked next day service
  • Select a convenient delivery date at the basket
  • Additional £4.99 for a weekday added to standard delivery charges
  • Additional £5.99 for a Saturday added to standard delivery charges 


    If you'd like to return a living item, let the team know within 30 days by emailing or live chat if online. Please attach a photo of the faulty or damaged plant. Other items can be returned for a refund within 30 days as long as they're unused and in re-saleable condition.

    In short, if anything isn't right with your order we'll sort it. 

    Your plants have not only been packaged by humans (we’d like to find a robot that could beat our packaging skills) but by our in-house team of plant lovers who have lovingly prepared your order.

    If you’re not happy with your plants, let us know within 30 days, by contacting us via live chat, email or phone and a friendly member of our team will do their absolute best to rectify anything that's gone wrong.

    It's not just the plants that we care about though, we're pretty proud of our market leading (sustainable) packaging too. We’ve created a family of transport boxes with handles and where possible use our 'anti-roll' device which prevents the plant from travelling around should the box be inadvertently tipped upside down during transit.

    Things occasionally go wrong, but we'd like to assure you we're on hand help!

    Get in touch on 0203 828 9600, email or live chat.

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