Phalaenopsis Orchids
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Phalaenopsis orchid

Zone 21122 | Stephaniemarie added on June 12, 2016 | Answered

One bloom is fading. Do I leave it on the stalk or remove it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 13, 2016

You can prune away the spent flower, with a clean, sterile garden scissor.

When all the flowers on a stem are done, you can prune the stem down to the base of the plant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/indoor-orchid-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/make-orchid-bloom.htm

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