Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Dead cactus flower remove ?

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Name: Ed
NJ (Zone 6b)
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herrwood
Jul 13, 2016 1:45 PM CST
The flower on the cactus is long gone.
Can the stem (not sure what to call it) remain attached or should I remove it from the ear?

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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jul 13, 2016 3:12 PM CST
You can leave it there. It may grow you some seeds. When old blooms are ready to come off, they dry up and fall off on their own.
Name: Ed
NJ (Zone 6b)
Cactus and Succulents Garden Ideas: Level 1
herrwood
Jul 13, 2016 6:19 PM CST
Thanks for the help still have a lot to learn.
[Last edited by herrwood - Jul 13, 2016 6:22 PM (+)]
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