Trim Poinsettias ???

David R. Hershey dh321 at PGSTUMAIL.PG.CC.MD.US
Thu Jan 18 01:09:44 EST 1996


Yes, you should be able to trim back your 4-foot poinsettias to 2-feet. 
However, you might want to do it in stages if you will have nothing but 
leafless stems left if you prune all at once. 

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David R. Hershey
					
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Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD 20772-2199

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On 17 Jan 1996, Anthony Romao wrote:

> We planted 2 poinsettias in 1994 around the Christmas holidays.
> The plants have grown, and currently are about 4 feet tall in full bloom.
> 
> Question: Can the plants be trimmed back to about 2 feet without damage ??
> 
> Thanks in advance for any replies.
> 
> 
> **** TONY & Lori R. ***  Tony_Lori at prodigy.com ****
> **** In Largo, on the SunCoast of Florida ****
> 
> 
> 



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