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Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsettia, Christmas Plant


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

Blooming Christmas plants at Quail Botanical Gardens.
Photo taken on Dec. 1, 2009.



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All the Garden Centres in the UK will be selling spindly plants of this with one stem at exhorbitent prices for Xmas decorations

2 Dec, 2009

 

Great to see them as they should be growing!!! :-))

2 Dec, 2009

 

Delonix Thanks for all your advice Delonix and since October have ben giving last years plant 14 hours complete darkness.It has rewarded us by producing vivid red bracts on new shoots ! So pleased and will post a photo in a couple of weeks !

2 Dec, 2009

 

Andrewr:

It just doesn't seem fair...does it? They are pretty
inexpensive here...we have Paul Ecke Ranch here
literally next to Quail Botanical Gardens in Northern
San Diego County which is the world-leading Poinsettia
hybridizing facility. Ecke Poinsettia Ranch has practically
every size, color of Poinsettia imaginable.

David:

Yes, they do grow much faster and fuller in the ground
than in any pot.

Bonkersbon:

I am so happy for you! I look forward to seeing the plant
soon. : > )

2 Dec, 2009

 

David, i agree. It's great to see these things in their natural habitat.
Such a shame that these poor things end up in the rubbish bags of most folks homes a few days after xmas :-(((((

3 Dec, 2009



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