How to care for your Hawaiian lei. Keep it fresh and extend its life.

April 24, 2018

LEI CARE & HANDLING

Proper care for your lei
​Our orchid leis and orchid flowers can last 5-7 days and longer if cared for properly.  They must remain in a relatively cool temperature range 50 ° F – 55 ° F.  You may fill a spray bottle with water and mist the lei if it looks soft or just lightly sprinkle water with your hand, then place in a Ziploc bag and/or plastic bag and place in the refrigerator or cooler. This will revive the flowers and can work overnight.  


Helpful Tips for our Leis and loose Blooms

  • Avoid temperatures below 45° F and do not place in the freezer.
  • A good temperature range is between 50 ° F – 55 ° F. 
  • Once you receive your shipment, quickly unpack the leis carefully.  Put the Lei(s) in a plastic grocery bag or a Ziploc bag. 
  • If you have ordered a large bulk shipment make sure you have a proper place to store them.  Such as a walk in refrigerator or similar.  
  • Another way to store the leis is with a cooler with ice in it. Place a hand towel or newspaper over the ice so the leis do not touch the ice. 

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