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I was given an orchid as a present, the flowers have now
dropped what do I do to keep it going? Please help.



Nothing we have one in the kitchen window for about 4/5 years and it flowers when it feels like it and the rest of the time it just looks dead water it about once a month when not flowering and dead looking.

18 Feb, 2011


Hi Sunshine10,
What kind of an orchid is it? Some have much longer flowering seasons than others. If its Phalaenopsis it can go on for several months but as Steveg says there is not much to do except wait for it to produce a new flowering stalk.

18 Feb, 2011


Spritzhenry as written a great blog entitled 'Awkward Orchids' which gives you all the info you need.

18 Feb, 2011


Thank you all for my replies, so I shall wait and see what
happens. Once again many thanks.

20 Feb, 2011

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