EUPHORBIACEAE
 
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Common names:  Poinsettia

Light needs:  High light.

Best temperatures:  Cool - not over 70F (21C)

Water and humidity needs:  Allow to dry between waterings.

Growing guidelines:  Well-drained, all-purpose mix.

Common problems:  Leaves will drop if plant is in low light, drafts, or over watered.

Propagation:  Tip cuttings in late spring or early summer.  Dry overnight before rooting in sand.

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes

 

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