how to give your poinsettia the right care
Poinsettia Care – Proper Care For Your Poinsettia
The Holiday Poinsettia is one of the most favorite pot plants. Unfortunately, few know about the proper care. Therefore it is often thrown away after Christmas, although you may have many years of joy with the poinsettia.
Without the proper knowledge on how to take care of these plants it is not easy to keep Poinsettias alive. It is important to find the right location and to look after the proper watering and good temperature.
Give your poinsettias an as bright as possible location, for example at the brightest window or in a winter garden. The poinsettia don’t like it wet, especially water logging. With too much watering they can die. Just pour if the top layer of soil is dry.Native to the tropical sun, the poinsettia may like it warm, but not hot. Thats why you shouldn’t put it right next to a heater. Temperatures below 15 ° C can be deadly for the poinsettia so take care for carring home.
On this Webpages you’ll find many information about Basic Care and Advanced Care for a healty Poinsettia.
Since most people do buy them weeks before Christmas time, you should make sure to get a fresh plant with only little or no yellow pollen in the center. The freshness is usually hard to judge by just the red leaves, which are not the actual poinsettia flower, but serve to attract insects to spread the pollen.
Note: The best time to buy is in the season of Thanksgiving.
For those who already have a poinsettia plant you’ll find here many articles like tips how to get blossoms during christmas time or help with a sick poinsettia.
Most read articles @ Poinsettia Care .org
- Poinsettia Care Basic Tips
- Poinsettia Care Purchase Tips
- Poinsettia Care Help With Sick Phenomena
- How To Get Ponsettia Blossoms At Christmas Time
- Properly Repot Poinsettia And Further Care
- Description And History Of Poinsettia
For further questions about Poinsettia Care please leave a comment in our Guestbook.