Similar Questions

nick
11:42AM, 21 Oct 2009
Answer: Because the Spring temperatures are presently s...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Expert
11:42AM, 21 Oct 2009
Richard
03:19PM, 25 Oct 2009
Answer: Once you have watered in the granule 2 days aft...
Category: Lawns
Expert
03:19PM, 25 Oct 2009
Dianne
Hi, I bought 2 small poinsettas, I was told not to re pot them till they stop flowering. There are still lots of red leaves and some little red/yellow pods. When do I re pot them. Di.

My poinsettas are in the original small pots I bought them in. I have them sitting on the back verandah which is all covered in and can be quite warm out there. I really want to know about re potting these plants - the best time - size of pot - fertilizer etc. I have had poinsettas before, but never had one grow so well or this long - they usually die just after Christmas. Thank you Di.

Submitted: 10:50AM, 08 Apr 2010
Answer: Hi Dianne,
Normally poinsettas grow better in the cooler conditions thats why they normally die down after christmas. Its a good time to repot now but try not to disturb it too much and use some seaweed tonic as a follow up to reduce the shock. make sure you repot your poinsetta by using a wee drained potting mix.
Category: Potting Plants
Tags: pot plants
Answered: 07:34AM, 19 Apr 2010

Comments

This area is for general comments from members of the public. Some questions or comments may not receive a reply from Yates. For specific gardening advice visit Ask an expert Alternatively you may wish to contact us.