Amaryllis Care

Do amaryllis stems photosynthesize? After the flowers are done I remove them, but I leave the leaves on until it is time to force dormancy in September. I understand the critical role the leaves play in building up the bulbs…

Amaryllis Plants with Very Long Leaves

I have an amaryllis plant that came out of dormancy last Xmas 2016 and I repotted it in black topsoil. It produced a pathetic bloom, and has been growing ever since on a windowsill. It has produced some extraordinarily long…

Woolly Aphids on house plants

How does one get rid of a wooly aphid infestation indoors. Infected are amaryllis, clivia, and citrus plant (6 feet tall).…

Amaryllis – planting outside

I purchased several amaryllis plants and also have some from a previous year. The old ones were planted outside in the garden and fertilized. Some have bloomed but not as well as the previous year. All them were planted in…

Amaryllis

Hi, I have an Amaryllis from last year. I stopped watering it in August. Most of the leaves have dried up but there is one stubborn one that won’t quit. Should I cut it off and put the bulb in…