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What are poinsettias?

A plant native to Mexico and Central America that has small yellow flowers surrounded by large red, white, or pink leaves that look like flower petals. It is a plant

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)

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, Pennsylv (MORE)

Why are poinsettias pinched?

To control appearance and to improve the quality of cuttings are the two (2) main reasons why poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ) are pinched. Specifically, poinsetti (MORE)

Do poinsettias transpirate?

Yes , poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ) transpirate. Specifically, transpiration refers to the loss of water vapor by plants. The loss occurs through the openings that a (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)

Is poinsettia French?

The plant poinsettia is called the same in French, but the name comes from Joel Roberts Poinsett , an American physician, botanist, and statesman. (link goes to his wikipedia (MORE)