Amaryllis care- after blooming

(Question)

My amaryllis has recently finished blooming–the flower has died down. Should I cut off the flower stalk?

 

(Answer)

Yes, the dead flower stalk should be cut off at the base. However, continue to water the bulb and allow the leaves to continue growing until they turn yellow. Then remove the bulb from the pot and store in a cool, dark and dry place until the next season.  See Sonia Day’s article for further info at:

http://www.thestar.com/life/2013/01/19/how_to_get_amaryllis_to_bloom_again.html