Caring for an orchid
Do I trim back the stem once the flowers have fallen off?
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Only trim off any brown or dead growth. That stem will flower again if you leave it. In fact, this saves the plant quite a bit of energy. They will be a little healthier if you leave them. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/how-to-prune-an-orchid.htm