Re­move dead leaves

Gardeners' World - - Small Gardens -

Which plants? Houseplants where the leaves grow on stems What to do Leaves that have gone brown will not re­cover, and should be re­moved to avoid spread­ing rot. Use sharp, clean se­ca­teurs to cut at the base of the dead stem. Try to avoid dam­ag­ing healthy stems. Don’t cut leaves off or­chids – wait till they come off with a gen­tle tug.

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