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About 50% of All Poinsettias Sold in the World are Sold by the Ecke Family

Poinsettia Facts

The Ecke family of Encinitas, California once had a virtual monopoly on poinsettia sales starting in the early 20th century due to the fact that they discovered a way to create compact, fuller poinsettias by grafting two varieties of poinsettia together.  Other poinsettias sold at the time tended to look more like the weeds they are.  In the 1990s, however, […]

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