Quick Care Guide For Your Cut Orchids Flower
1. Always attend to the flower immediately on arrival, open boxes immediately and put flowers in a cool place. Best storing temperature is 50-60 Fahrenheit (12-15 degree celsius).
2. Stand the flower at an angle of 45 degrees or 90 degrees in order to promote water sucking ability of flower.
3. Do not place flowers in a draught, in the sun or above the central heating.
4. Repack the flower and ship to retailer.
Retailer or Florist
1. Always attend to the flower immediately on arrival, open boxes immediately and put flowers in a cool place.
2. Never pull the plastic wrapping around a bunch of flowers downwards, but cut or tear from bottom to top.
3. After removing wrapping sleeve, refresh blooms with a spray of water mist, or you can completely submerge flowers in warm water. Then cut 1-2 cm. off the stem at an angle of 45 degrees using a sharp knife, a dull cutter or scissors will damage the stem. Cut off 5-10 cm. if the stem is dry. Cutting your flowers' stems at a 45-degree angle will ensure that they have plenty of surface area to absorb water and that they don't sit flat on the bottom of the vase.
4. Choose an appropriate clean vase and fill it with clean, room temperature water. Add the correct amount of preservative or cut flower food.
5. Do not place flowers in a draught, in the sun or above the central heating.
6. Cut the stems again after 2-3 days. Clean the vase and place the flowers in clean water to ensure maximum beauty and longevity.
7. Always snip off old flower heads and damaged ones and remove faded flowers as they occur.
8. Keep flowers away from fruit, vegetables and dying flowers. It releases tiny amounts of ethylene gas which prematurely ages flowers.