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Poinsettia (Red) - Plant

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The poinsettia is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family.
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Poinsettia (Red) Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Poinsettia (Red)

Plant height: 10 - 16 inches
Plant spread: 6 - 10 inches

The poinsettia 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 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(s): Poinsettia
Flower colours: Yellow flowers with red bracts
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reachable height: 3 to 10 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

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Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 10 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Poinsettia

  • You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
  • Fertilize the 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.

Typical uses of Poinsettia

Special features: 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.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Poinsettia.html

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5 / 5 Nithya 02 July 2018
Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!
5 / 5 RAMDAS WANGKHEIRAKPAM 29 June 2018
Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.
5 / 5 Arshad Khan 27 June 2018
Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.
5 / 5 Geetha Sreenivas Reddy 27 June 2018
Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good
5 / 5 Vijay Choudhary 25 June 2018
Attractive plants for pot culture

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