flower stalk


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Noun1.Flower stalk - erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulipflower stalk - erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
peduncle - stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
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D'Artagnan said nothing, but, after having gnawed the flower stalk, he began to bite his nails.
If you haven't already, cut back the spent flowers to the base of the flower stalk and approximately six weeks after the end of flowering cut back the dead foliage and remove - ideally when straw like.
The underutilized edible portion of artichokes and cardoons is the flower stalk. When still flexible, the stalk just below harvested chokes, or the cardoon flower, are tender and delicious.
"It is essential to have uniform growth of flower stalk. This calls for enough water supply.
/ Rather, a person loves / inside of love." The pleasure in this muddled and meandering syntax that circles back in and around itself is painfully thrashed into us with the second quatrain: "A flower stalk jammed / into the narrow neck of a vase / withers with the musty smell of a floor / and the flower is in yesterday's sky." Those bodies colliding in the mind are transformed into flowers jammed, smelly and rotting over time, and then opened out into the sky, like a dream or memory.
Further, inflorescence was harvested to determine its dimension (size of flower stalk, width and length of spathe and length of spadix).
As each flower fades, remove the entire flower stalk from where it attaches to the tuber by giving it a sharp tug.
After application, the plant vigor improved drastically, leaves started being greener and thicker, flower stalk grew in length, tint was consistent and fruits give better taste and had higher Brix level.
Chinese cabbage group: pakchoi, flowering cabbage, celery cabbage, purple flower stalk, and red flower stalk;
Stop watering it and once the foliage dies back it will, with luck, produce another flower stalk. Resume watering at this point and move to a sunny spot.
Some plants produce a single flower on each flower stalk; many, though, have flowers arranged in groups on the main stalk.
give it some tough love, there is a chance that it will suddenly produce a flower stalk that will become topped with a cluster of reddish orange blooms, lily-like and showy.