UK: Ravensworth Nurseries turns red as 12,000 poinsettias go on sale

A Richmondshire nursery is alive with colour as more than 12,000 festive poinsettias have gone up for sale ahead of Christmas day.

For almost fifty years, staff at Ravensworth Nurseries in Richmond in North Yorkshire, have been meticulously cultivating the red, cream and white festive plants.

Each November the plants, which have become a staple in homes during the Christmas period, are rapidly grown for around two weeks before they go on sale.

Matthew Bradbrook, a director at Ravensworth Nurseries, said the team was now gearing up for yet another busy season selling the impressive plants to homes and shops across the county.

Read more at The Northern Echo (Jim Scott)

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