Poinsettias and Christmas Flowers

Christmas Amaryllis Stages
Christmas Amaryllis Bulbs Holiday

Amaryllis

This attractive “winter lily” will brighten up the darkest of winter days to come. Its Greek name, meaning “to sparkle” is just what it will do for you!

How to grow an Amaryllis

If your amaryllis is not already potted, plant each amaryllis bulb in a heavy, 6-8″ pot. Lightweight pots may tip over. Plant the bulb, pointed-end-up, in potting soil. Do not use soil from the garden because it will not drain properly. Pack the soil gently around the bulb so approximately one-third of the bulb remains above the soil line.

Place the pot in a sunny location and water sparingly until you see about 2″ of new growth. From then on, water regularly. As the plant grows, turn the pot periodically to encourage the stalk to grow straight. Within five to eight weeks, you will have an exciting and dramatic floral display. To prolong the blooms, keep the pot out of direct sunlight.

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Herbeins Garden Christmas Cactus Lehigh Valley Emmaus Pa

Christmas Cactus

This popular winter-flowering houseplant makes a great addition to any indoor setting. Christmas cactus is not only easy to care for but propagates easily as well, making it an exceptional candidate for holiday gift-giving!
 
With the right care, the Christmas cactus will last year after year!

How to care for a Christmas Cactus

Advice for Christmas cactus care tells us that it performs well under average home conditions with moderate care. The Christmas cactus will adapt to low light conditions, but the plant will produce blooms more readily if exposed to brighter light. That being said, too much direct sunlight can burn its leaves, so keep the Christmas cactus in an appropriate area to avoid this. Christmas cactus moisture is important as well. The plant requires frequent and thorough watering, during its active growth in spring and summer, keeping the soil slightly moist. Allow Christmas cactus moisture levels to drop and dry out some between watering intervals, but never completely, and never let the plant sit in water, as this will lead to root and stem rot. Applying a mild houseplant fertilizer solution every other week is also acceptable.

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen make fantastic house-warming gifts near the holidays due to their easy care and long bloom period. They come in beautiful shades of red, white, and pink and can be found in our Garden Center Store in mid to late November each year.

How to Care For a Cyclamen

Taking care of a cyclamen properly is essential if you wish to keep your cyclamen plant lasting year after year. Their vibrant flowers and interesting leaves make this plant a popular houseplant and many owners ask, “How do I take care of a cyclamen plant?” Take a look at how to take care of cyclamen plants both during and after blooming.

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Poinsettia

Perfect for windowsills, tabletop centerpieces, or just showing that Holiday Spirit!

Poinsettias make a great hostess gift!

How To Take Care Of Poinsettias

These finicky short-day plants require specific growing needs in order to retain their Christmas blooms. However, with proper care, your holiday poinsettia should continue to put out blooms, or in the least remain attractive for weeks after.

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