The Top 5 Traditional Christmas Plants You Can Find in the UK
Christmas Plants are very popular in the UK as well as all around the world. From trees to seeds and everything else, these plants make great additions to your Christmas decorations and celebrations. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 traditional Christmas plants in the UK, read on! 1) Mistletoe Mistletoe is a common festive plant that can be found in shops from November onwards. Be careful though, it's poisonous and should not be ingested! It is also believed to bring good luck if you stand under it and kiss someone. The plant usually needs indirect light and needs a lot of water to keep it healthy.
Holly is a popular festive plant that has evergreen foliage. It also has bright red berries on them which are edible. However, they're not to be eaten by animals as they can become ill.
Holly is one of the most popular plants at Christmas time due to its association with merrymaking and presents. Even the silhouette of a holly resembles a bow or a wreath which is perfect for decorations. 3) Ivy Ivy is a beautiful, lush green plant that can add a feeling of freshness to any home during the festive season. Ivy is also said to bring happiness and good fortune. The ivy plant needs indirect light and needs to be trimmed every so often.
4) Poinsettia Poinsettia
is a popular choice during the festive season. They grow well in colder climates so day delivery may be required for those looking to buy plants online. They also come in a range of colours to suit any taste and need, from bright oranges and reds to cool blues and purples. The poinsettia is available from November until February so there's plenty of time for it to develop its festive look.
5) Christmas Cactus
It's that time of year again. It's close to December, the time for festive celebrations and gathering together with friends and family. One of the most common plants around at this time is the Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii).
This flower blooms from November to January, which make it a perfect choice as a Christmas plant. But it's also great if you have an area where you need to grow something that needs lots of sunlight.
6) Christmas Wreaths
Traditional Christmas decorations will be incomplete without Christmas wreaths.
Why Do we use wreaths for Christmas Decorations?
The wreath represents perpetual life because of its circular design and evergreen foliage. It also serves as a symbol of faith since, during Advent, Christians in Europe would frequently place a candle on the wreath to symbolise the light that Jesus brought into the world.
There are lots of different types of Christmas wreaths to choose from, but some popular options are fir, evergreen and holly. Here at Day Delivery, we have a great selection of Christmas wreaths that you can get delivered quickly and securely direct to your door.
It is important to order your Christmas decorations early so you have time to enjoy them before they take over.
What is the most popular Christmas Plant in the UK?
Of all the above Plants the Poinsettia plant is the most iconic and popular Christmas plant in the UK. With its red leaves and green foliage, it fits in perfectly with the Christmas theme.
what christmas plants are poisonous to cats?
Poinsettia leaves are mildly toxic for cats and dogs. Mistletoe are might be the plant of love but it can be very dangerous for your cats if they eat it. They are highly toxic for cats and dogs they can cause vomiting, diarrhoea, breathing problems and even death. The Christmas cactus is not considered hazardous, but it can irritate dogs and cats and cause mild stomach trouble.
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