Poinsettia Plants
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poinsettia

Zone Apollo Beach, FL 33572 | Anonymous added on January 9, 2018 | Answered

I live in the Tampa,FL area, bought several poinsettias for Christmas; can I plant in ground now? Thanks, Elliott elliott1@tampabay.rr.com

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on January 10, 2018

You can plant poinsettias outdoors after the last chance of frost, which is mid to late January in Tampa, so planting around Feb 1st is ideal. Please see this article for more advice on where and how to plant them outdoors:
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/hot_topics/lawn_and_garden/poinsettias.shtml

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