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Q.When A Flower On A Calla Lilly Is Done Blooming, Where Do You Prune It? Cut It Off? Just Below Flower Or Lower On The Stem?

Zone 46055 | shoesmit added on January 23, 2022 | Answered

I received a Calla lily for my birthday. It is an inside plant in pot.

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Answered on January 24, 2022

Either is fine, but out of technicality- One should cut the flower, first, and then the stem when it finishes dying off.

In this case it really isn't going to hurt anything to cut the stem, now. Just be sure to leave a small nub to heal over.



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