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and Its Tie To Christmas

December 25, 2023 •  33 min

Episode 129! Nothing says Christmas like a poinsettia but how did this Mexican shrub become so pivotal for Christmas?  Franciscan monks in Mexico decorated Nativity scenes with this bright red and green plant.  In fact, this is why Christmas colors are red and green!  Get all the details on how the Poinsettia went from being beloved by the Aztecs to now loved by millions across several countries.

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