Cal Poly Annual Poinsettia Sale to Start Dec. 3

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Cal Poly’s annual poinsettia sale, with thousands of plants and dozens of varieties and colors, will kick off Friday Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Poly Plant Shop and will run through mid-December. 

The flowering holiday plants are grown by students who work in the Horticulture and Crop Science Department’s greenhouses. This year’s poinsettia project offers many shades of red, white, pink and other variegated varieties. Sizes range from small plants in four-inch pots to large poinsettias reaching three feet high, in 14-inch pots. Prices range from $8 to $75.

In addition to poinsettias, the Poly Plant Holiday Sale also features student-made wreaths, centerpieces, succulents, ornaments and gifts.

The Poly Plant Shop is located on campus off of Via Carta Road and will be open Dec. 3-4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again the Dec. 9-11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Take the Highland Drive entrance, turn left on Via Carta Road, and go to the top of the hill. All customers are required to wear masks while inside the Poly Plant Shop. For more information, call the Poly Plant Shop at 805-756-1106 or visit 

About Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, comprehensive polytechnic university. The university’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences is comprised of expert faculty members who take pride in their ability to transform academically motivated students into innovative professionals ready to solve the complex challenges associated with feeding the world in sustainable ways. Students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories, including ranch land, orchards, vineyards and forests, all of which provide the basis for Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing methodology. It is the fifth-largest college of agriculture in the country, with 4,000 undergraduate students.

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