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Include poinsettias in your Christmas decorations - Cincinnati.com

 13 Dec 2018, 9:20 am Include poinsettias in your Christmas decorations  Cincinnati.com

Poinsettias were first brought to the United States from Mexico in the 1820s.


OSU Extension: A lesson on Poinsettia anatomy - Lancaster Eagle Gazette

 13 Dec 2018, 2:45 am OSU Extension: A lesson on Poinsettia anatomy  Lancaster Eagle Gazette

No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia and can make a great holiday gift for the gardener on your list.


Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast - The Tribune

 12 Dec 2018, 9:31 am Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast  The Tribune

Poinsettia, a Christmas plant with red, white and pink leaves, thrives on the Central Coast of California. The winter flower, popular for holiday decorating and gifts ...


Let’s play true or false with the popular poinsettia, starting with ‘Is it poisonous?’ - Star-Telegram

 12 Dec 2018, 1:44 pm Let’s play true or false with the popular poinsettia, starting with ‘Is it poisonous?’  Star-Telegram

And nowhere in horticulture is that any more evident than with poinsettias, Euphorbia pulcherrima. But there are also some fun facts assigned to this plant, and I ...


The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol - Ruidoso News

 10 Dec 2018, 2:35 pm The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol  Ruidoso News

Historian and educator Lynda Sanchez reveals how the poinsettia plant evolved into a Christmas symbol.


Garden Guru: Poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition - Bluffton Today

 11 Dec 2018, 11:01 pm Garden Guru: Poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition  Bluffton Today

Black Friday turned out to be a real shocker for me. It wasn't because of store fighting, super discounts on large TVs or digital cameras, but instead it was the ...


Don't let poinsettia diseases ruin the holiday - Richmond Register

 11 Dec 2018, 11:01 pm Don't let poinsettia diseases ruin the holiday  Richmond Register

Poinsettia are holiday decorations in public and personal spaces. No holiday décor is complete without at least one. However, numerous plant diseases can act ...


The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition - The Gazette

 10 Dec 2018, 4:16 am The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition  The Gazette

Black Friday turned out to be a real shocker for me. It wasn't for store fighting, super discounts on large TV's or digital cameras but, instead, it was the rush to buy ...


Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia - PostBulletin.com

 8 Dec 2018, 1:00 am Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia  PostBulletin.com

Poinsettias are the classic plant for the holidays. Native to Mexico, the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima, was introduced in the United States by Joel Poinsett, ...


This Year Pick a Poinsettia for Christmas - Sierra Sun Times

 9 Dec 2018, 9:15 am This Year Pick a Poinsettia for Christmas  Sierra Sun Times

Photo credit: Scott Bauer Poinsettias are popular holiday plants that can keep for longer than the winter season. December 10, 2018 - By David Ross ...


Celebrate National Poinsettia Day by Learning More About the Holiday Symbol - SNJTODAY

 11 Dec 2018, 1:30 pm Celebrate National Poinsettia Day by Learning More About the Holiday Symbol  SNJTODAY

According to experts, New Jersey is actually one of the top ten poinsettia growers in the country.


Garden Help Desk: Why is my poinsettia already drying out? - Daily Herald

 9 Dec 2018, 3:00 pm Garden Help Desk: Why is my poinsettia already drying out?  Daily Herald

Question: I only had my poinsettias for a week and one of them got brown, crispy leaves on one side. Why did that happen?


Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving - Mail Tribune

 9 Dec 2018, 12:05 am Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving  Mail Tribune

We were so happy, happy, I remember. Beneath the poinsettia's red in warm December. ” — Claude McKay, “Flame-Heart,” in “Harlem Shadows,” 1922. Claude ...


Poinsettia sales blooming for local grower - News - Citizens Voice

 9 Dec 2018, 12:10 am Poinsettia sales blooming for local grower - News  Citizens Voice

By Denise Allabaugh. Staff Writer. Traditional red and white and fancy-colored poinsettias in all different sizes and varieties fill Larry O'Malia's greenhouses in ...


NOCHE BUENA: Poinsettia Selection and Care - Valley morning Star

 2 Dec 2018, 12:00 am NOCHE BUENA: Poinsettia Selection and Care  Valley morning Star

The poinsettia is probably the most familiar of all Christmas potted plants. The Aztecs were the first to use this plant they called 'Cuectlaxochitl' for dyes, ...


Verify: Are poinsettias deadly to pets? - 13newsnow.com WVEC

 12 Dec 2018, 3:19 am Verify: Are poinsettias deadly to pets?  13newsnow.com WVEC

It's a common belief that poinsettias are deadly to cats and dogs, but do pet owners really need to beware?


Keep your holiday poinsettia looking beautiful - Northwest Herald

 11 Dec 2018, 6:16 am Keep your holiday poinsettia looking beautiful  Northwest Herald

The Poinsettia, often referred to as the "Christmas Plant", was first brought to the United States from its native Mexico in 1825 by the first US ambassador Joel ...


Poinsettia holiday traditions and history - Merrillfotonews

 7 Dec 2018, 12:06 pm Poinsettia holiday traditions and history  Merrillfotonews

By Dan Marzu UW-Extension Agriculture Educator Lincoln & Langlade Counties. Walking Routes-ME FN. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us ...


Is cacti the new favourite Christmas plant? - HouseBeautiful.com

 8 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Is cacti the new favourite Christmas plant?  HouseBeautiful.com

Sales of cacti have doubled in the past few weeks, according to Wyevale Garden Centres. Find out more at Housebeautiful.com/uk.


National Poinsettia Day is Dec. 12 - Martinsburg Journal

 6 Dec 2018, 9:00 pm National Poinsettia Day is Dec. 12  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Did you know that the poinsettia has a special day all its own? By an Act of Congress, Dec. 12 was set aside as National Poinsettia Day. The.