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Q.How Do I Care For An Amaryllis In A Wax Ball Shaped Like A Christmas Ornament

Zone Louisville KY | Anonymous added on December 19, 2021 | Answered

There is no opening in the top or bottom for water

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Answered on December 21, 2021

The bulb has all the nutrients and moisture it needs to bloom for the season. You don't need to add soil or water. They often won't regrow but you can try. After it finishes blooming, carefully remove the wax and plant the bulb in soil with 1/3 of the bulb above the soil. The container should only be about an inch wider around the bulb. Water sparingly to prevent root rot. If it develops roots, you can even put it outside for the summer. Then follow the directions below for aftercare:


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