Poinsettia (Maroon) - Plant

The poinsettia is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family.
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About Poinsettia

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Poinsettia
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 10 feet
Flower Colour Yellow flowers with maroon bracts
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 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

    It 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

    Poinsettia special feature

    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.

    Poinsettia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to maintain Poinsettia plants?

    Light: Poinsettias need a indirect bright light. Waterless (about once a week) when the top layer of the soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch ,after the blooms and leaves drop or shrivel. The plant needs this rest period after its blooming season. Cut back the stems to half their size in March or April. When new growth begins to appear, it's safe to resume a more normal watering and feeding schedule. Use regular houseplant food, and follow the manufacturer's instructions. Move the plant outdoors when the outside nighttime temperatures rise above 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Provide light but avoid placing it in direct sunlight. Plant the poinsettia in the ground, or leave it in the pot if you wish. Repotting may be necessary at the end of summer after the plant has grown. If the poinsettia is planted in the ground, you can expect a shrub-like plant during the summer. Pinch back new growth in June, July or August to promote a bushier plant.

    Where to keep Poinsettia plants?

    Keep your plant at such a location where it will get a natural bright indirect light each day.

    When to plant Poinsettia seeds?

    You can plant Poinsettia seeds in the winter season.

    Why is my Poinsettia losing leaves?

    Over-watering will cause the lower leaves to turn yellow and drop. Plants that are allowed to get too dry will wilt and also drop leaves.

    Do Poinsettia plants need a lot of water?

    No Poinsettia doesn't need a lot of water. water when the upper layer of the soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot.

    When to plant Poinsettia?

    You can plant Poinsettia in the winter season.

    Do Poinsettia plants attract termites?

    No, Poinsettia plants don't attract termites.

    When to plant Poinsettia from cuttings?

    Propagate Poinsettia cuttings in summer after the plant begins to produce new shoots at the base.

    Why is my Poinsettia plant dropping leaves?

    It may be due to Insufficient light, less watering, and cold temperature. So make sure your plant is in natural indirect light, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    When to water Poinsettia plant?

    Water it in the morning or evening when the upper layer of the soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

    Poinsettia where to plant outdoors?

    Plant Poinsettia indoor where it will get indirect bright light.

    Do Poinsettias need sunlight?

    Yes, Poinsettia needs indirect bright light.

    When to trim Poinsettia plant?

    Prune off the old stems in late winter or early spring by cutting them back to 4 to 6 inches in height and leaving one to three leaves on each stem. This forces new growth to appear at the leaf axis and paves the way for a full-plant that can support many blooms.

    How often should Poinsettia plants be watered?

    You should water your poinsettias whenever the soil (1-2 inches)feels dry to the touch, about once per week.

    How long do Poinsettia plants last?

    You can keep their Poinsettias for one or two years.

    Are Poinsettia plants?

    Yes, Poinsettias are plants.

    How do Poinsettia plants turn red?

    It is actually the plant's leaves that provide its color through a process called photoperiodism. This process, in response to certain amounts of light or lack thereof, turns the leaves from green to red.

    How to plant Poinsettia outside?

    Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor or indoor in natural indirect bright light. Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.



    Reviews

    Monday, 20 January 2020

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    Jeremy Cabral

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Latha M N

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Aditi Agarwal

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Jeremy Cabral

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Namrata Mishra

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Sanjeet Kumar

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

    I have got a healthy plant with great packageing.Thanks to nurserylive to give me a great satisfaction.

    Kranthi

    Wednesday, 16 October 2019

    Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

    alph anie

    Monday, 14 October 2019

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Manisha Sharma

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Kamatchi gnanamani

    Sunday, 06 October 2019

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

    Aditi Agarwal

    Friday, 04 October 2019

    Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

    Gaurav Narwania

    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    DanielRem

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Sanjeet Kumar

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Ravin Kardak

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

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    Thursday, 28 June 2018

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    Sunday, 24 June 2018

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    niyati mutha

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    How often I need to water it?

    Rasika Srivastava

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)

    Ananya Panigrahi

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!

    Rasika Srivastava

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Grasskhor

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

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    Monday, 11 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

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    Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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    Saturday, 19 May 2018

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

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    Rishikesh Gollapudi

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    What are other names of this plant?

    Md Farhan Alam

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    manohar binny

    Friday, 04 May 2018

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Shrinivasan N M

    Wednesday, 04 April 2018

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.

    Alluri Venkatapati Raju

    Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    Plant received in good packing, but is not similar as shown in web site.

    Madhu Grover

    Friday, 01 September 2017

    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??

    AMit Saraf

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 18 August 2017

    can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

    Sanhita Yadav

    Sunday, 21 May 2017

    Great plant..looked nice.

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Wednesday, 10 May 2017

    Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

    Madhu Grover

    Wednesday, 12 April 2017

    Rare new variety?

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    Sunday, 05 March 2017

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

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    Friday, 24 February 2017

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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    Wednesday, 15 February 2017

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    Tuesday, 17 January 2017

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Anjana Boro

    Thursday, 05 January 2017

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    Friday, 16 December 2016

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    Friday, 02 December 2016

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    Wednesday, 23 November 2016

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    Tuesday, 22 November 2016

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

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