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.

Answer from NGA
November 13, 1999


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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