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Category: Ed's Balcony Garden | Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:40 pm

Friends I bought this plant a week ago and not sure whats wrong with it.
The water level is ok and I give it sun light during the day and take care of it at night.
The leaves started falling off and now the red leaves.
Any help?
Sleep warm
ed


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toni wrote on Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:02 pm:


Poinsettias like bright indirect light. Too much sun and warmth will cause the leaves to fall.
They also require cool temps 60-70 degrees is optimal for them with a little cooler at night. Don't let the leaves touch cold window glass and keep them out of drafts.




Edlou8181 wrote on Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:24 pm:


Toni thanks for your help I will try it in the morning and have a Happy Holiday.




 

Sjoerd wrote on Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:51 pm:


I have noticed that leaves can drop off when the air is too dry...also if they are a bit too moist.




 

waretrop wrote on Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:29 am:


Give them a little shower with a spray bottle, Ed. I agree with Sjoerd.....

Have a great holiday,
Barb




mart wrote on Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:07 am:


If the green leaves fell first, then the red, sounds like an old plant. Likely started well before sale time. Let it dry a little bit, with just a minimal amount of water. The leaves will continue to fall and you will have a bare stem plant for about a month. Then start watering as you are now and the plant will produce new leaves. Getting the blooms are another problem,, but you will have a nice green plant.





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