When a bulb stops flowering, do I cut the green leaves off or leave out of water until the leaves die? I have the Christmas flower bulb out of the water but the leaves are green. Do I wait till they are dead?
Care After Bulb Stops Flowering
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Amaryllis bulbs grown in water generally cannot be forced in subsequent years so it is unlikely you will get a second wind out of them. But that doesn't mean you can't try and the following articles will assist you:
http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/flowers/growing-and-caring-for-amaryllis/ (refer to section "after flowering care")