a poinsetta tree

Asked January 16, 2019, 9:28 AM EST

what do I do to save a poinsetta tree in big planter? sorry I can't spell! lowes sold the at xmas

Charles County Maryland houseplants seasonal houseplants aftercare poinsettia

1 Response

It takes some dedication to get them to bloom again, but it's often worth it.
Here is our page on Poinsettia after-care:
https://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/HG30_Holi...

It is based on potted plants as opposed to trees. If you want to keep the tree form, don't cut the main stem, just trim back the upper portions of branches.

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