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Keywords: Cut flowers, Magnolia

PAL Question:

Is there anyway to slow the browning of a fresh cut Magnolia flower? I am using it as a decoration and would like to cut it the day before.

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According to The World of Magnolias by Dorothy Johnson Callaway (Timber Press,1994), if you cut the flowers at an early stage (before they open) and keep them in a cool room, they will last for several days. They are naturally fragile, and it is for this reason that they are not usually used on a large scale by florists.

If you only need to keep the blossoms fresh for a day or two, then keeping them cool should be sufficient.

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Date 2008-04-30
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