Week 39 – September 25, 2018

Plant Information

Christmas Aurora Poinsettia

Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Euphorbia pulcherima

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
  • Fabulous color retention for long-lasting shelf life
  • Shape and orientation of bracts make sleeving easy
  • Same intense red bracts
  • Same culture regime
  • Both are medium-high vigor with upright habits, and they are ideal for 6-in. (15-cm) pots
  • Reliable/predictable timing across a wide variety of environments
  • Excellent option for Southern growers


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