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Cutting flower stems


By Bbb

Suffolk,, United Kingdom Gb

Is it best to cut off spent flower stems or leave them? My arum lily is in a pot and has two dead heads and one live. if i cut off the dead ones will more come or is the season over now?

On plant Zantedeschia aethiopica



Cut them off anyway, as near to the bottom of the stems as you can - saves the plant having to produce seed and looks tidier.

6 Jul, 2009


i would cut them off anyway if you don't want seed as that is better for the plant ~it is not wasting it's energy~yplus you may get more flowers!

6 Jul, 2009

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