Week 39 – September 26, 2018

Plant Information

Christmas Joy™ Red Poinsettia

Growing 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: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Shade

General Information: Medium vigor and upright, V-shaped habit and uniform at every stage. Bright bracts and dark green foliage. Grows cool. Height and spread are based on a 6-in. (15-cm) pot.

Grower Information:

  • A week earlier than Thanksgiving, this series will color up right on time for Black Friday
  • Medium vigor and even branching, so it makes it to retail intact
  • Hits the early market without black cloth
  • Less shrink, so you can send more colors to retail
  • Uniform at every stage – all colors are exactly the same, making for great mixes
  • Grows cool to save energy and money


Protection Information: PP24,539

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