Poinsettia Plants

Poinsiettas


Anonymous added on April 30, 2017 | Answered

how do I get my poinsettia plant to be red and green? mine is all green-a very healthy dark green but all the red is gone. I live in Perth, W.A. I put the plant in the ground 2 1/2 yrs ago and it is loving the area it is in but no more red :( Help pls.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 30, 2017

The color and blooming of the Pointsettia is in directly correlated to the amount of light and dark the plant receives.
Planted outdoors, it is nearly impossible to control this. When these plants are grown in the greenhouses, the lightly schedules are controlled.

Here are some articles that will give more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/poinsettia/how-to-make-poinsettia-turn-red-make-a-poinsettia-rebloom.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/poinsettia/poinsettia-care-after-christmas.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/poinsettia/outdoor-poinsettia-plants.htm

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