The 5 tips so you don’t kill your flowers prematurely


Flowers tend to wilt quickly, but we have a few tips to keep this from happening. From how to cut the stem, to adding sugar to the water in the vase.

1. Cut stems at 45 degrees

Cut stems at 45 degrees. Photo: Pixabay.

In order for the flowers to continue absorbing abundant water, the stem of the flowers must be cut at an angle of 45 degrees. This allows me to “drink” more and better. The cut should be made every 3 or 4 days, since in this way you will prevent the plant from ceasing to absorb water.

2. Containers and water

Jugs and clean water. Photo: Pixabay.
Jugs and clean water. Photo: Pixabay.

It is important that the vase or container where the flowers are placed is cleansedBecause any bacteria or residue can cause them to wilt prematurely. Even the water that is put into these flowers must be clean, without bugs or leaves because any dirt present in the liquid can cause them to die.

3. Light and comfort

Sunlight and comfort. Photo: Pixabay.
Sunlight and comfort. Photo: Pixabay.

Although sunlight is important, they should not be exposed directly because it will cause the flowers to burn. Also, the bouquet it should not be tight in your container, because it will make them not have enough oxygen and end up being crushed.

4. Tip to open earlier

Sapling. Photo: Pixabay.
Sapling. Photo: Pixabay.

If your flowers are closed and you want to open them as soon as possible, you should immerse the buds in Hot water for a minute and then leave them in cold water. After half an hour its petals will open.

5. They need food

Sugar. Photo: Pixabay.
Sugar. Photo: Pixabay.

Flowers need food apart from water. An easy recipe is mixing two tablespoons of lemon, one of sugar and a half chlorine or bleach. This set of ingredients will make your plant live longer and prevent bacteria from growing.

If you put these steps into practice, your flowers will surely last several days and you will be able to aromatize your environments naturally.