Planting Pontsettia Outside For The Holidays - Knowledgebase Question

Yorktown Heights, NY
Question by GUFA2929
November 13, 1999
Am I able to plant pointsettias, already in full red bloom,in containers to remain outside throughout the holiday season?
I live in Northern Westchester County, New York.


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Answer from NGA
November 13, 1999

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Unfortunately, poinsettias hail from the tropics and simply will not tolerate cold weather so they have to be kept indoors. You might try bright red bows instead.

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