Mark Kissinger wrote:Where does the water go? Is there any way to reclaim the moisture?
Bryant RedHawk wrote:
Euphorbia spp. [Euphorbiaceae] (euphorbia).
There are over 1,500 species.
Most of them produce a milky latex that contains complex terpenes (unsaturated hydrocarbons).
Contact with the latex causes dermatitis, inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea, and gastritis.
Poinsettias do not contain the toxic terpenes common to other species.