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Your poinsettias doesn’t have to die

Published Wednesday January 25

With some care the festive holiday plant can outlive the season

DEAR GARDEN COACH: I received a poinsettia for Christmas and its still beautiful. Will it keep growing until next Christmas?

DEAR NON-GARDENER: You must be doing something correct if you have not killed it yet. Poinsettias are a tropical plant native to Mexico, which in its natural habitat grows into a small tree that can reach a height of sixteen feet. I assume your plant is inside as it would not have survived our frosty winter.

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