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Plant height: 10 - 16 inches (25 - 41 cm)
Plant spread: 6 - 10 inches (15 - 26 cm)
The poinsettia is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family. The species is indigenous to Mexico. It is particularly well known for its foliage and is widely used in Christmas floral displays.
The species is a tall, rangy shrub that grows to a height of 10 ft. It has large, dark green, oval leaves that are "toothed" on the sides and pointed at the tips. They emerge from smooth green erect stems. Flowers are borne at the stem tips in winter. The actual flowers are quite small (they are the yellow structures at the center of the brilliantly colored bracts) The bracts are actually modified leaves - in the species there usually are 8 to 10 bracts that are 4-7 in long.
Common name(s): Poinsettia
Flower colours: Any color
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reachable height: 3 to 10 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
It can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of the plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.
Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Temperature: 10 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Special features: Grown primarily as a pot plant, poinsettias are a big industry representing about 85% of potted plant Christmas season sales. The USA exports poinsettia plants about 90% of the world.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
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