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Monthly poinsettia pointers

July 16, 2019
By Greenhouse Canada


Poinsettia don’t have many problems, note OMAFRA floriculture specialists Dr. Sarah Jandricic and Dr. Chevonne Dayboll, but when issues arise, they can hit a crop fast and hard.

Key issues that growers should look for include cutting rot and root rot, whitefly, Lewis mite, botrytis stem rot and nutritional issues.

For a month-by-month guide on when and how to derail these challenges, see this ONFloriculture post