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Poinsettias, also known as Christmas Flowers, are famed for their striking red bracts (which look like petals) and green leaves. In Christian tradition, the red represents the blood of Christ, and the green symbolizes eternal life.  Why not try growing them beyond just a seasonal decoration? Let’s delve into the essentials of watering, using Poinsettias …

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If you’ve noticed that your poinsettia is drooping, you’ll want to find a solution quickly. The first step in reviving a drooping poinsettia is diagnosing the root of the problem so you can treat it appropriately. Poinsettia drooping, curling, and crunchy leaves are typically caused by underwatering. Overwatering causes soft, floppy, and yellowing foliage. You …

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Poinsettias, a symbol of the Christmas holiday, are prominently displayed in shopping centers and department stores as the holiday season draws near (Euphorbia pulcherrima). But how long do they live? Is there any way to preserve these colorful delights, so they bloom yearly? Poinsettias are perennial plants that can live for a decade or more …

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