How to Grow Poinsettia

Light: Place your Poinsettia near a sunny window where it will receive 6 hours bright light, but not be in direct sunlight all day (east-facing windows are best since that location provides morning sun and some afternoon shade).

Watering: Water only when the top ½” of potting mix is dry to the touch and then to water thoroughly, until water drains from the bottom of the pot. If it’s moist, wait.

Temperature: Poinsettias prefer an indoor temperature from 65-75°F during the day, and above 60°F at night. Try to avoid drastic changes in temperature, such as warm drafts from a heater and be sure to keep the leaves away from touching cold windows, or the leaves may drop or prematurely wilt.

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