Did you gift a poinsettia to a family member this year? Well now that the holidays are over, you may be wondering what to do with the plant. Don't toss it in the trash just yet. Dr. Whitney Elmore joins us with some tips and tricks of what you can do with those holiday plants to turn them into a gift that keeps on giving!
Tips to keep the holiday plants alive:
Remove the decorative wrapping so plants do not stay wet.
Water when necessary so soil is moist, but not wet.
Keep plants in bright, sunny areas in the home. Bright and indirect light will suffice.
When planting outdoors, keep the full-size and width of the mature plant in mind.
Plant in full-sun locations where the soil does not stay wet.
Fertilize and water as required to maintain optimum health of plant.
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