What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.phalaenopsis orchid

Zone Parker, CO 80138 | Anonymous added on December 20, 2017 | Answered

my orchid had long term beautiful blooms on an ever growing longer stalk. Now all the blooms are gone and the stalk has turned brown and dry. Is it dead? Should I cut the stalk off? How can I promote new growth, ie a new stalk or do I just wait for it to come itself – out of dormancy say?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on December 20, 2017

The brown stalk where the flowers were has died and you can cut it off. Don't worry, that's perfectly normal.

Re-blooming works differently for different orchid species. These articles will help you:

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert