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Week 4 – January 25, 2022

Plant Information

Christmas Day Red Poinsettia

  • Christmas Day Red Poinsettia - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima

Common Name: Poinsettia

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Blooming Season: Winter

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 13" (33cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Shade

General Information: Large bracts retain rich, dark red color and large centers (cyathia) do not drop. Height and spread are based on a 6-in. (15-cm) pot.

Grower Information:

This top-quality variety offers long-lasting cyathia for superior holdability on the bench, and timing that won’t delay when grown cool to save energy. It also features a strong root system that is proven to withstand flood-floor irrigation. Christmas Day Red is versatile for a range of pot sizes, and its medium vigor is easy to control with minimal PGRs. Plus, it is available as a mini cutting.


Protection Information: PP22,597

(Flowering Only License)