How to care for Poinsettia
Light: Part sun, part shade
Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.
Watering need: Medium demand
This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.
Fertilizing need: Minimum demand
This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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The Best Way to Water Your Poinsettia
Some plants require more water than others. Plants with so-called high water needs like the Poinsettia don't like to dry out completely, and so need more frequent watering.
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How to Fertilize Your Plant
Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.
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How to Repot Your Plant
Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.
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How to Mist Your Plant
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