There are two factions when it comes to what to do with poinsettias after the holidays. One group breathes a sigh of relief that the holidays are over, and tosses the plant away. The other group, the keepers, wants to care and nurture the plant so it can re-bloom the following winter. It takes more than just water and fertilizer to get the poinsettia’s bracts to turn color. Only diligent endurance will reward you with colorful leaves.
Today’s guest is David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension.
More information can be found on the MU Extension website.