Plants for Christmas

Christmas-giftWe often give plants and flowers at Christmas, especially to our loved ones knowing they will appreciate it all year round, offering their love and care at all times. But there are some varieties that are more conducive to give as a gift at this time. We can find the inspiration for choosing the right plant to give away in the Christmas spirit. Season plants in pots are a nice touch, but their durability can only be enjoyed for a short time. Instead, we will privilege the plants which can be kept in pots or ground over the years.

Shrubs and trees (fruit or any kind) are a great idea to give at Christmas, and the receivers will enjoy their presence forever. We can choose the preferred tree or shrub of the person, or perhaps a tasty fruit, or even a tree or plant from the area of origin of the honoree, if he or she are from another region.

Between plants to give away at Christmas, we will choose those that persist longer. Because of red and green colors and its elegant presence, Poinsettias is among the favorites to give away on this date. We can also choose another path and away from the customs, tyo choosing a plant species more interesting and original, as a xerophytic or a small cactus, which will make one entertained to care and watch it grow.

The mistletoe plant a traditional holiday plant thanks to the Nordic cultural influence, is also an ally for good fortune at home. Believers say it is a plant species appropriate to fight against envy, and in fact, it is not uncommon to find it in the entry of the most prestigious nurseries as a secret passed from generation to generation. This is a great idea to give at Christmas, and will also be a present that will last at the home of the honoree.

Finally, the pines are another species of plants to give away at Christmas. There are lots of varieties of conifers that you can give away in large pots to be grown there. Of course, in addition to enjoying their presence, these young pines can be used as Christmas tree or in addition to the decoration of the holidays at home, either this year or the following. It’s a great idea for giving a good gift this Christmas.