How to Care for Poinsettias?


The Christmas Plant - Poinsettia - is one that you have to love to want to maintain. these testy plants require alot of attention and when they don't get it they pout ( wilt) but with some education on how to care for them they can be a pleasure. Your main concern will be in the watering as well as the fertilization of these beauties.
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1. Pot the poinsettia plant in a pot with good drainage holes on the bottom. Use quality potting soil. Water the plant until excess water runs through the drainage hole into the tray
1. Choose a healthy-looking plant. Healthy poinsettias should have dark green foliage and brightly colored bracts (these are the modified red leaves which look like petals) There
If you want to keep your poinsettia for the following year follow these instructions. Keep indoors until temperatures outside are a constant 60 degrees if not keep indoors. Around
Poinsettias are traditionally given at Christmas time, but how do you take care of them so they'll last through New Years? The. University of Illinois extension. has a few good ideas
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How to Care for Poinsettias
The poinsettia is undoubtedly a popular plant and visually marks the Christmas season. The plant is available in a variety of colors, sizes and it's generally inexpensive to boot. For a plant that gives a lot, it requires very little in terms of care.... More »
Difficulty: Easy
It can be somewhat challenging to take care of poinsettias. Ensure that your poinsettia plant has adequate sunlight. These plants thrive in sunny conditions. You can find more info at:
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A poinsettia tree can be grown outdoors in any place where winter temperatures remain above freezing. In other areas, it can be grown in a pot and moved inside ...
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