How to Care for Poinsettias
Poinsettias bring a splash of festive red and green to the table or windowsill. An attractive bowl, planted up with one or two, makes a cheery winter gift.
- Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Top Tip: Leaf Drop
It's common for a few poinsettia leaves to turn yellow and drop off when you first bring them home. Don't be alarmed — the plant is just reacting to its new living conditions.
Many colorful cultivars are available, and grow to about 12 inches high and 16 inches wide.
Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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