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Old 04-29-2006, 06:54 AM
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Cool what makes cut flower last longer?

I am to do a science fair on what keeps cut flowers longer? I plan to use sugar,salt,7 up plain water and asprin.what else do I need to do?
just what and see what the flowers do?

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Cut flowers last longer as water and other essential minerals can easily enter the phloem. Capillary action is faster and thus, the flower stays fresh.
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Also, the way you cut the stem of the flower has an effect as well. If you cut the stem at an angle, then the water flow and capilary action is faster through the flower.
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