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What do you do when an orchid stops flowering? Answered

 I've had this orchid for a little under a year, and it has been flowering for about the past three months. I believe it is a phalaenopis orchid, but I could be wrong. Recently, the blooms died, and the top of the stalk began to wither. The plant appears to be healthy, and I have been watering and fertilizing it regularly. Should I cut the stalk, and if so, how low? are there any good ways to re-stimulate flowering? Thanks



Cut off whatever is brown. Give it extra loving and classical music (no joke).

Without sounding unfriendly, have you tried asking this question in an <a href="http://www.google.com/search?q=orchid+forum&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a">actual orchid forum?</a><br /><br />While there are a lot of very intellegent and resoresfull people here, orchids are kinda specialized and tempermental. I would think that you could get your answere there very quickly.<br /><br />You could even do an instructable on what you learned there.<br /><br />Good luck.<br />