Orchid Plants
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Orchids

Zone sydney nsw | ruthsaff added on August 27, 2017 | Answered

what is the problem when a seeming ly healthy ordchis stalk is cut placed in water and then it just fails? I have cymbium orchids.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 27, 2017

Water my not be going into the stem. Try cutting the stem underwater; then place in a vase with clean water.
Purchase floral preservative to add to the water to keep the flowers fresh longer.

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