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 Can sugar prolong a cut flower?

Answer Sugar prolongs the life of a cut flower because it is a food source for the flower. Besides sugar, flowers also need a biocide and an acidifier, such as bleach and lemon juice. Biocides kill bacter... Read More »
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How do i add to a flower vase to prolong flower life?

Water AdditivesAdd cool, pure water to a vase. Stir in a packet of flower food, available from a florist. If you have no flower food, drop in a copper penny, a small amount of sugar (1 tsp. for a l... Read More »
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Does calcium prolong the life of a cut flower?

When putting a cut flower into tap water that contains fluorine, small amounts of calcium (such as that found in limestone) can help the flower live longer by helping prevent damage from the fluori... Read More »
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Does sugar prolong the life of cut flowers?

On One Hand: Sugar Prolongs LifeAs soon as a flower is cut from the plant, it is in trouble because its life support system is gone. Flowers need a continuous source of water. Adding sugar to the w... Read More »
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How does sugar prolong life in cut flowers?

the sugar provides the cut flowers with nurishment they would other wise get from the plants leaves, however to prevent bacteria growth in the vase add a bit of econonika
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