All the blossoms are done and the stem is bare.  I'd like it to bloom again and think I need to prune it to get it to bloom again.  Is that correct?

I have another one that has a few wilted blossoms.  I want to get it to bloom again.  Please give me suggestions.


Gayle Wood

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Look carefully at the flower spike and you will see rings at different intervals.  they are growth nodes.  Cut the flower spke back to the second one from the bottom.  Cut it at a 45 degree angle, but do not cut across the node.  You'll develope a new flower spike from there.  However, phals need a 15 degree drop in temperature overnight for a couple of weeks to rebloom.  That's the true secret.
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