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Poinsettia

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By bjs

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Around Christmas time a number of Goyers showed there new Poinsettias,at the time I posted a picture of one I had purchased the previous year lovely and green but as expected no red bracts,at the time Scotsgran told us how many hours light and dark was required to produce the bracts,It appears that by drawing the curtains in my computer room to keep it warm I have reduced the number of light hours to suit it.Old leaves are turning yellow and dropping replaced by new green leaves and red bracts.Now is that lucky or clever.lol

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thats fabulous! well worth trying ~ well done you!

13 Mar, 2013

 

You clever chappie, I tried but all my leaves dropped off, new shoots appeared but then dried up so I failed dismally....

13 Mar, 2013

 

I think you can also reduce the amount of light by covering the plant with the box. big enough not to damage the leaves of course. Well done:)

13 Mar, 2013

 

I have also tried this a few times with no luck...Good one Bjs..:>)

13 Mar, 2013

 

Clever? Maybe...lucky? Probably not! Dedicated? ...definitely. Looks great!

13 Mar, 2013

 

I'm with Karen... Dedication!

13 Mar, 2013

 

It is flourishing, as others all over the country are possibly on their last legs!

13 Mar, 2013

 

Well done, I'm glad your dedication has been rewarded!

13 Mar, 2013

 

yes definitely dedication - I gave up on these plants many moons ago. lol :O) Clever you! Patience is a virtue or so they say :O) Well done.

14 Mar, 2013

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