Poinsettia White

General Information
Common Name Poinsettia
Family Euphorbiaceae
Genus Euphorbia
Species pulcherrima
Origin Central America
Category Flowering Pot Plant
Common Uses Color Or Accent

Plant in Photo
Container Size 10 in
Plant Height (photo) 30-36 in
Width 18-24 in
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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color Red, White, Pink
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 04 in-10 in
Heights 12 in-24 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Single, Multi, Basket, Standard

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level High Light Required

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 50 F
Optimum Temperature 70 F
Minimum Light 250 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 350 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study Formaldehyde

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug,White Fly
Most Common Disease Problem
Special Requirements or Needs Must be kept moist