Results for: Poinsettia

How do poinsettias die?

Reaching the time allotted them or succumbing to environmental stress tends to be the two main reasons for the death of poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ). Specifical (MORE)

Where is poinsettia from?

Poinsettias are from tropical areas of Mexico, and therefore they like warmth and moisture (with good drainage). Most of the poinsettias in the world are now grown in commerci (MORE)
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Are poinsettias poisonous?

No, poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are not poisonous. Specifically, poinsettias have an irritating milky sap that flows when the plant is bruised. The sap contains late (MORE)

What is the poinsettia legend?

Why the plant blooms suddenly, spectacularly and beautifully just in time for the Christmas holidays is the legend of the poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima). Specifically, t (MORE)

Are poinsettias monocots?

No , poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ) are not monocots. Specifically, the term "monocot" means that the plant has one leaf in its embryonic form. Poinsettias have two ( (MORE)

How are poinsettias pollinated?

The plant itself and pollinators are options when poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ) want to be pollinated. Specifically, each poinsettia has both female and male or (MORE)

Where do poinsettias grow?

Today, (because of its demand) seasonal plantations for poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) exist mostly in eastern U.S. in such states as South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvan (MORE)

How do you care for poinsettias?

If you want to keep your poinsettia for the following year follow these instructions. Keep indoors until temperatures outside are a constant 60 degrees if not keep indoors. Ar (MORE)

Where did poinsettias originate from?

Origin of Poinsettias     Poinsettia History and Lore     * The Aztecs called poinsettias "Cuetlaxochitle." During the 14th - 16th century the sap was used to (MORE)