Can poinsettias be saved for new growth?

Answer Yes, poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) can be saved for new growth. Specifically, it is important to see that the following conditions are met: 1. Avoid temperatures below 60 degrees F/15.56 de... Read More »

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How to Care for Poinsettias?

The Aztecs in Mexico grew poinsettias, "Euphorbia pulcherrima," long before the first Europeans settled in the U.S. It wasn't until 1825 that the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Joel Robert Poinse... Read More »

How to Prune Poinsettias?

Poinsettias produce deep red blooms in winter, adding color to holiday tables. A tropical perennial plant, poinsettias can survive and bloom for many years with proper care. Poinsettias do not requ... Read More »

How do you turn poinsettias red?

Restoring a healthy green Poinsettia plant from last year back to its original red color is no problem if you follow a few simple rules. Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) need total darkness, for... Read More »

Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Animals?

When bringing a new pet into the home, items that might harm an animal must be removed or kept safely out of reach. Plants can be poisonous to animals, and poinsettias have long been regarded as da... Read More »