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Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsettia, Christmas Plant

Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsettia, Christmas Plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsettia, Christmas Plant)

This Poinsettia is a block from my house and is about 15 feet
/ 4.6 meters tall and has just started blooming.
Photo taken Nov. 27, 2009.

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Wow now that's a size and a half!

28 Nov, 2009


This is the first time I have seen the christmas Euphorbia fully grown.

28 Nov, 2009


That's pretty funny! I don't think of this plant
as being very tall or large. I've seen them
much, much taller and larger. : > )

The tallest Poinsettia I've ever seen was probably
more than 25 feet/ 7.7 meters tall.

28 Nov, 2009


Goodness me, that is amazing.........

29 Nov, 2009



Thanks! : > )

29 Nov, 2009


Most people over here wouldn't believe that the poor Poinsettia that's currently wilting in their dining room, looks like this in its natural state.

This shows us how it 'should' look.

29 Nov, 2009



Well, they are very widely grown in the ground here...
we just pretty much take them for granted.

30 Nov, 2009


We do though, don't we, when we have something right infront of us all the time ?

30 Nov, 2009



You're very correct! : > )

We are so lucky here in San Diego County
to have the Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas
which has the largest and most extensive
Poinsettia hybrid program in the world.
They produce practically every
color of Poinsettia you can imagine.

30 Nov, 2009

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