Amaryllis Plants
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Should the stem of an Amaryllis blossom be cut once the blossom is wilted?

Zone 01475-2159 | Anonymous added on January 27, 2020 | Answered

I was given an Amaryllis for Xmas. It has bloomed and the blossoms have now wilted. Should I cut that stem back to the bulb?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on January 28, 2020

Yes. Cut it to within 1/2 inch of the bulb. Here are more care tips:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/amaryllis-hippeastrum/amaryllis-bulb-storage.htm

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