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Podcast: Poinsettias

Poinsettias in a greenhouse.
Photo by Mark Stebnicki
NC State Audio Abstract
Audio Abstract
Podcast: Poinsettias

Join John Dole, master of all things poinsettia (and professor of horticultural science here at NC State) as we talk about the flower most associated with the holiday season.

You will learn the Aztec word for poinsettia, the term “treelet,” and the fact that poinsettias are not poisonous – though you may not enjoy the taste of the leaves.

You’ll also get tips on making the poinsettia last, though you may decide it’s just easier to get a new one next year.