- Perfect For Holiday Season Decor
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Above Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 12-24 inches
Are you catching the festive jingles in the air? It might be a signal that you're yearning for a vibrant crimson tropical shrub indigenous to Mexico. Meet the Pink Poinsettia, a delightful house plant commonly used for adorning Christmas spaces. Beyond its decorative role, this evergreen beauty doesn't deserve to be discarded post-holiday festivities; with proper care, it can be a perennial source of vibrant cheer year after year.
Best Locations For Growing Pink Poinsettia
Thriving in spaces with a minimum of six hours of bright, indirect light, humidity ranging from 50% to 75%, and temperatures between 65° to 75°, this tropical shrub is best kept away from heat sources like fireplaces due to its affinity for moderate to high humidity.
Pink Poinsettia Sunlight Requirements
For optimal performance, Pink Poinsettia necessitates at least six hours of bright, indirect light. Place it a few feet away from south and east-facing windows.
Pink Poinsettia Care
During fall, manipulating light exposure and darkness alternately facilitates the reproduction of crimson bracts. Trim dead leaves for growth promotion and disease prevention. While pruning is not a frequent requirement, occasional pinching during the growing season encourages a larger plant.
Pink Poinsettia's preferred soil is loamy, acidic, and well-draining. A potting mix amended with peat moss and perlite suits it well in an 8-inch or 9-inch pot initially. When repotting in early spring, trim it back to four inches and transfer it to a pot two to four inches larger, checking and changing the soil to prevent root rot.
Watering Pink Poinsettia
Guard against root rot by avoiding overwatering. Check moisture levels by inserting a finger one to two inches into the soil; if dry, water, and if not, wait a day or two before rechecking.
Feeding Pink Poinsettia
Save feeding for the blooming season, offering monthly diluted, balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. This regimen ensures your flamboyant friend's sustained vitality.
Pink Poinsettia Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light|
|Care Requirements: Easy|
|Watering Requirements: Above Average - Keep lightly moist. When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.|
|Pet Friendly: No|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Air Purifier: Moderate|
|Growth Rate: Fast|
|Mature Height: 12-24 inches|
|Mature Spread: 12-24 inches|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Flower Shade/Description: Red|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Red|
|Foliage Description: Pink and Green|
|Temperature: 65° - 70°F (18° - 21°C)|
|Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)|
|Common Name: Pink Poinsettia|
|Other Name(s): Pointsettia|
|Scientific Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.