Poinsettia how to take care

It follows the Poinsettia plant

(Euphorbia ear)

Many types fall under this genus

Potted plants.

E. abyssinica.

E. keys.


This is in addition to the Poinsettia plant

( e.pulcherrima )

Poinsettia is one of the most beautiful plants

The amazing potted decorations that

It is popular everywhere in the world

where it is produced

Especially for Christmas celebrations

Therefore, it is known in some countries as

Christmas flower or Christmas star;

While in Mexico it is known as its original home

In the name of Mexico’s flaming paper.

The beauty of plants

To worn leaves and take a red color

This is the same as in the Angelika class

And the variety Subjibi or Bambi balloon

As in the variety (Dorthe) or white

As in the cultivar (Ecke white) or may

They are mottled yellow (Marble).

This has been made possible by hybridization and juveniles

Mutations get quadruple crosses

vigorous growth;

than other varieties; and its channel is thicker

It is characterized by spreading in a more horizontal plane

From its direction down as in

Binary varieties. As possible for

Soil road and use some stunted

In the production of dwarf plants. Dense leaves

The vigorous flowering is widely used

In many countries of the world every year, especially in

The month of November and the month of December .as used

Poinsettia plants are flowering shrubs.

The most important specifications of Poinsettia flowers
It is known that plants are the daughter of the consul

Needs a short day to show ( less

than 12 hours of light) so it is possible by

Artificial darkness, using curtains

black to extend the number of hours of darkness

to 15 hours a day; Thus the plant is pushed

to flowers; Temperature must also be provided

Suitable for flowers and the most suitable temperature is

between 15-18°C; Where is the height

Temperatures lead to delayed flower production

Therefore, a suitable temperature must be available for production

Poinsettia plants need light:
Poinsettia plants need light

Bright and can withstand sunlight

directness; Except that in the summer

hot, plants should not be exposed to

To the intense light as it is in contrast

Note that in the winter it slows down

Plant growth ; From that we find that plants

Poinsettia needs a temperature

Moderate and medium light to grow in

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Heat needs of Bent El Consul plants:
Notes that Poinsettia plants need

To moderate heat and extreme heat

More than 30 degrees centigrade stops growth

Therefore, moderate temperatures must be available

With adequate light the temperature is also observed

12 percent growth stops completely.
Fertilizing plants of the daughter of the consul:
Cultivation of the Poinsettia

You should get Poinsettia plants

on the following fertilizer needs

Equivalent foliar fertilization must be available

In the form of nitrogen and phosphorous as well

Potassium NPK is preferred

Neutral 20-20-20 to be sprayed

plants per week at the rate of 2 gm each

liter of water .

Magnesium must also be available

Because magnesium deficiency leads to a change

leaf color to yellow; So

The aforementioned fertilizer elements must be available

In order to provide plants with appropriate food

And it continues to grow well
Poinsettia plants need watering
Cultivation of a flower plant
Poinsettia plants need soil

Good lush, light, well-ventilated

Also, the plants need moderate watering

without thirsting or drowning until the plants grow

Well as well as getting flowers

Poinsettia plant problems and how to treat them:
1- If the leaves are dwarfed and discolored

Dark green due to element deficiency


2-The presence of yellow spots on the leaves or

Yellowing of the edges of the leaves is the cause

It is a potassium deficiency, so it should

Availability of potassium.

3- Yellowing of Poinsettia leaves

The reason is the lack of nitrogen.

Therefore, it must be constantly sprayed with an integrated fertilizer

Of the macroelements, magnesium;

It must be sprayed every week with fertilizer

Complete like NPK fertilizer in a picture

Regularly every week at a rate of 2 gm

per liter of water.

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