Orchids - Knowledgebase Question

San Diego, CA (Zone 10)
Question by jpsgranny
May 13, 2007
Orchids: After they bloom and the blub turns brown, should you pull it off of the plant or leave it on? I have three on one plant...one is empty and the other two feels hard as if there is a bulb inside. Thank you.


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Answer from NGA
May 13, 2007

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When the flowers are spent, cut the entire flowering stalk down to foliage level. After resting and regaining its strength, your orchid will produce another flowering stalk.

Enjoy!

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