Poinsettia euphorbia pulcherrima 'Superba Glitter...Limited EditionThe Poinsettia is the most popular Christmas plants and generally only makes an appearance in the winter months. The Poinsettia euphorbia is actually native to Mexico and much prefers a warmer environment. The ancient Aztecs called them 'cuetlaxochitl'. The Aztecs had many uses for them including using the flowers/bracts (leaves) to make a purple dye for clothes and cosmetics and the milky white sap was made into a medicine. Poinsettias are not toxic or poisonous to humans or pets. Having said that, the white sap that you may notice around the stems and leaves can irritate some people's skin and cause a stomach upset if a large quantity is eaten.
Care: Place her in a warm and bright location away from cold draughts. Water once the soil starts to dry out then over a sink gently pour water into the potting mix until it flows through the drainage holes of the pot soaking the soil.
Size: Pot Diameter 13cm - Total height is approximately 43cm
Toxicity: Poinsettias are not toxic or poisonous to humans or pets. Having said that, the white sap that you may notice around the stems and leaves can irritate some people's skin and cause a stomach upset if a large quantity is eaten.
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Feeding/Watering: Once to every Two a weeks. In autumn and winter, feed less, as indoor plants will require fewer nutrients also the winter months reduce watering until spring/summer depending on the plant. If you're not, sure send us a message.
Images: All images are updated regularly and are a realistic representation you what you will receive. However, the colour, leaf shape, pattens and variegation, the length will all differ from plant to plant so won't be exact, as all plants are different just like us. You can send us a message via chat if you would like to see what we have in stock, we are more than happy to show you.