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Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom

Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom
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6. Place the pot in bright, indirect light and keep the soil moist, but not wet.

Maintenance for Amaryllis Bulbs

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In approximately two weeks, the stalks of the bulbs will begin to grow. Flower buds will follow. Turn the pot every few days to allow for even light exposure on all sides of the plant. Once the flowers bloom, they will remain beautiful and fresh for up to two weeks. When the blooms have passed their peak, cut the plant back to just above the bulb. Keep the soil moist and plant outside if desired after the danger of a frost in the spring. Soon your amaryllis will once again bloom for you to enjoy. Dig up the bulbs in September and store in a cool dry place until the next holiday season when you can start the cycle all over again.

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