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Euphorbia pulcherrima ‘Paul Mikkelson’

Poinsettia

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Features

  • BloomsNovember to April
  • Height0.5m to 1m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourBright red
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Euphorbia pulcherrima ‘Paul Mikkelson’ (Poinsettia). Has oval to lance-shaped, lobed leaves. In late autumn to spring, flat, small, bright red flowers appear.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Mexico, Central America

Interest and use

Ornamental, container, greenhouse

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5-15C, and will grow well in sun or partial shade with moist but well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by basal cuttings in the spring or summer, by division in spring or early autumn or by seeds in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

White fly, over watering can cause leaf loss.

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