Caring for an orchid - Knowledgebase Question

Port Jervis, NY
Question by jaw_cmw_ekw
August 21, 2007
DO I need to cut the Stem back of an orchid after the petals have fallen off?

Answer from NGA
August 21, 2007


I am going to guess you have a Phalanopsis type because these are very popular. Trim just below the flower, cutting just above the next node or joint on the stem. With luck, it will bloom again from the same stem.

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