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Is it ok to trim leaves?

Posted by haxuan Vietnam (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 20, 10 at 8:17

My cymbidium seems to have far too many leaves (and they are very long, too). Should I trim some of the bottom leaves?

Currently it is having three blooming spikes. I'm afraid that trimming leaves might affect the plant.

Thanks for your advise.


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RE: Is it ok to trim leaves?

I never trim off healthy leaves. Leaves are a source of nutrients and support for the plant. If the old leaves are yellowish or turning brown, then you can trim them.

RE: Is it ok to trim leaves?

Many thanks, orchid. Will leave them alone, then.


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