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Poinsettia Epinasty Explained

Poinsettias are very sensitive to ethylene gas. Exposure to the gas produces bent, twisted petioles and droopy bracts. This condition is called epinasty. Poinsettias will produce excess ethylene gas if left sleeved for over 24 hours. The excess gas is produced when the leaves are  held in an upward position — such as in a sleeve….

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By |2018-12-03T08:14:36+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments