8 Poinsettia Care Tips After Christmas for Year Round Growing
31.12.2023 - 02:27
/ Raul Cornelius
Poinsettias are one of the most popular Christmas plants. However, their care extends beyond Christmas.
So, the holiday season is over, and you’re left with a beautiful poinsettia that brought festive cheer into your home. Now what, should you keep it? And if so, how will you ensure that it grows and becomes the center of attraction again the next fall and Christmas? Well, these Poinsettia Care Tips will come to your rescue!
Your poinsettias will love a little snip after the holidays. But here’s the catch! Wait until that show of fantastic red bracts is over, maybe sometime in January. The trick here is to do it in a gentle manner, making sure you reduce it to only 30 percent of the overall height.
Now you will ask – what’s next? Well, taking care of the sunlight it receives. Find a spot where the plant gets bright, indirect light. If it is kept in a dark spot in your home, expose it to more light gradually. A north- or east-facing window is perfect. Avoid harsh direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.
To keep your poinsettia happy, maintain a consistent temperature around them, not too cold. Ideally, between 60-75°F (15-24°C), a warm and toasty room with your radiator turned on will do this.
Also, protect it from drafts or sudden temperature swings, so don’t leave your window open in the winter when you leave for work
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