Orchid Plants
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orchid care

Zone centerville, IA | Anonymous added on March 15, 2017 | Answered

What do I do with or for the stem after it is done blooming?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 16, 2017

In most cases you should prune the spent flower stem back to 1" from the base of the orchid.
Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/indoor-orchid-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/how-to-prune-an-orchid.htm

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