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Poinsettia Plant , Euphorbia pulcherrima

1)Name of Plant ( common Name/ scientific name)- Poinsettia Plant/ Euphorbia pulcherrima

2) Type of plant (Indoor/outdoor)- Indoor

3) Size of pot it comes in- 5 inches

4) Seasonal/ perennial-  Perennial

5) Flowering/ Foliage-  Foliage

6) Place to keep- Partial Shade

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400 in stock

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400 in stock

Estimated delivery date 2024/07/21

Poinsettia Plant

Description of Poinsettia Plant

The poinsettia plant is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family. It is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family. The species is indigenous to Mexico. It is particularly well known for its red/ white and green foliage and is widely used in Christmas floral displays. The species is a tall, rangy shrub that grows to a height of 10 ft. It has large, dark green, oval leaves that are “toothed” on the sides and pointed at the tips. They emerge from smooth green erect stems. Flowers are borne at the stem tips in winter. The actual flowers are quite small (they are the yellow structures at the center of the brilliantly colored bracts) The bracts are actually modified leaves – in the species there usually are 8 to 10 bracts that are 4-7 in long.

 

Common Name Poinsettia plant
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 10 feet
Flower Colour Red and yellowish white
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

  • You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
  • Fertilize the poinsettia plant in spring just before new growth appears.
  • Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
  • The vining plant is prone to spider mites, which can be combated with horticultural oil or neem oil.

Poinsettia Care

Poinsettia plant can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of the plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.

Sunlight Part shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 10 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer to Poinsettia.

Special Feature of Poinsettia Plant

Grown primarily as a pot plant, poinsettias are a big industry representing about 85% of potted plant Christmas season sales. The USA exports poinsettia plants about 90% of the world.

Uses of Poinsettia Plant

  • The poinsettia is used for ornamental purpose
  • Its generally kept indoor in living room and in terrace area.

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