Re-Blooming Poinsettias

It's never too early to start planning for next year's poinsettias

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This year’s poinsettias can re-bloom if you take the proper steps

It’s never too early to start thinking about poinsettias

Did you know this year’s poinsettia can re-bloom for next Christmas?

The trick, says Wim Vander Zalm, is to think ahead. Towards the end of summer give the poinsettia at least 14 and preferably 16 hours of complete darkness every day. This will ensure that the bracts colour up for the holidays.

Keep the plant moist and protect it from any hot or cold drafts. Once you start seeing colour on the plant, find it a spot within your home where it can once again receive light and, slowly but surely, you’ll have an exquisite poinsettia for the upcoming year.