Week 12 – March 24, 2019

Plant Information

Christmas Aurora Poinsettia

Growing Information:
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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: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Shade

General Information: An attractive mid-season red with low to medium vigor, upright branching and medium rounded bracts and dark green foliage. Later finish. Height and spread are based on a 6-in. (15-cm) pot.

Grower Information:

Grow Eve and then Aurora to cover your red poinsettia needs for the whole season. Both have fabulous color retention for long-lasting shelf life, and feature similar intense red bracts, with a shape and orientation that make them easy to sleeve. Following the same culture regime, Christmas Eve Red and Christmas Aurora offer a similar medium-high vigor and upright habit that are ideal for 6-in. (15-cm) pots. These two holiday classics go hand-in-hand, providing reliability and predictable timing across a wide range of environments, and are excellent options for Southern growers. Christmas Eve Red is available as a mini cutting.


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