FlOWER IS THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE

LET FLOWERS DO THE TALKING

LIGHT WATER MAINTENANCE FOR POINSETTIA February 9, 2009

so beautiful

so beautiful

fragrant bloom

fragrant bloom

L i g h t—B r i g h t , i n d i r e c t s u n l i g h t i s
recommended to keep the plant growing without fading the bracts.

Water—Water daily as the plant needs it, when the potting mix

becomes visibly dry. Irrigate with enough water to allow

some to come out the bottom of the pot. Be careful not to

allow the potting mix to become too dry, as it will

not easily become wet again.Fertilizer—Fertilizer
will not be needed on poinsettias
.
Maintenance—
Remove all dead leaves and faded bracts to help prevent

disease and insect problems.Usage. The poinsettia is not

a poisonous plant. The American Medical Association has had no

confirmed reports of serious or fatal injuries from the ingestion

of poinsettia leaves, bracts, stems,or flowers. While the plant is

not meant to be eaten, caution should be used when displaying plants

around young children and pets. The leaves of poinsettia are very
fibrous and can cause choking

if caught in the throat. Enjoy colorful poinsettias
by displaying them out of the reach of curious children and pets.

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