Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are popular potted plants, particularly during the Christmas season. Brightly coloured and mostly red, a Poinsettia provides effective colour in home decor during and after the holiday season
Keep your Poinsettia plant near a sunny window where it will have the most available indirect sunlight. Light should be available for the Poinsettia for at least five hours a day.
Keep the soil moist. If you feel dryness of the soil on touching it, water it until it runs freely out the drainage hole in the container. Poinsettias exposed to high light and low humidity require more frequent watering.
Frost sensitive, keep indoors.
No need for feeding. Once the season is passed, you should be able to plant it in the garden. Poinsettia like to grow in well drained compost enriched soil. Do not over water. They grow in full sun but it is better to plant in part shade.
Free State Stockists
Alma Kwekery – Welkom
Bruwer Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Greenside Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Harrismith Kwekery – Harrismith
Plants@Preller – Bloemfontein
Platberg Nursery – Harrismith
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum – Bloemfontein
Urth Garden Centre – Bloemfontein
4 Seasons Nursery – Heidelberg
Colourful Splendour – Craighall Park
Garden Pavilion – Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion – Eckards
Garden Pavilion – Sunkist
Garden World – Krugersdorp
Hecker Nursery – Boksburg
Lifestyle Home Garden – Randburg
Montrose Nursery – Morningside
Nicolas Plants – Northriding
Plant Paradise Garden Centre – Pretoria
Plant Ranch – Centurion
Plant Ranch – Germiston
Schaffler’s Nursery – Johannesburg
North West Stockists
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