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Q.Cut or not cut greens of amaryllis when replanting

Zone 29669 | tecumsa added on June 29, 2019 | Answered

I bought some amaryllis bulbs from a friend, I heard different ways of replanting. Sons say to cut the green leaves and leave about 5 inches above the bulb and others say do not cut the leaves, let them dry and than remove!!

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Answered on June 29, 2019

Do not cut any living, green growth. They need to collect as much energy as possible before going dormant. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/amaryllis-hippeastrum/amaryllis-care-instructions-how-to-care-for-an-amaryllis.htm

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