Poinsettia Starter Kit: Flower of the Day, Nov. 9, 2016

 

img_8682The poinsettias are just starting to fill in and redden up here. Christmas must be coming.

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7 thoughts on “Poinsettia Starter Kit: Flower of the Day, Nov. 9, 2016

    1. lifelessons Post author

      The problem here is mildew. I already see evidences. If it ever stops raining here, though, I’ll try covering one and see what happens. I have one that’s grown into a tree behind my studio…but others I can easily reach.

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      1. slmret

        I didn’t think about mildew! That would be a problem! It’s probably just enough warmer in HI that it’s not a problem there. I think, too, that they just put the covers over the top of the plants, rather than wrapping them. Timing is important, too — I think they have to cover them before they start to turn color.

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  1. angloswiss

    Here in Switzerland we only see them when they arrive in Winter in the stores to be sold. They would never survive the outdoors here – too cold. I think that is the only Christmas stuff that we do not have yet, but they will soon arrive. I always get myself one and if I am lucky I can keep it going until next Spring when I can keep it in the garden in its pot.

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