Caring for Holiday Plants

December brings many holiday celebrations and traditions.  Poinsettia, Christmas trees, and amaryllis are just some of the plants that play a role in many holiday activities.

Below are a few resources to help keep these special plants healthy and attractive all season.

Guide to Selection and Care of Poinsettias
Cut Christmas Tree
Guide to Selection and Care of Christmas Trees
Potted dwarf Alberta spruce trees lined up on a bench.
Alternative Christmas Trees
Thanksgiving Cactus
All About Holiday Cacti
amaryllis white with red streaks
All About Amaryllis
Mistletoe photo by Adobe Stock
Mistletoe and Holly During the Holidays
How to Create a Holiday Wreath
Norfolk Island Pine
Norfolk Island Pine
paperwhite bulbs photo by Adobe Stock
Growing Paperwhites
All About Cyclamen
Orchid with Santa hat photo by Adobe Stock
Growing Orchids Indoors
A rosemary plant in a festive pot on a bench.
Decorated Tree
The Legends and Traditions of Holiday Plants
santa carved from leaf photo by Adobe Stock
A Gardener's Version of the Night Before Christmas


Last reviewed:
December 2022