Bulbs forum: Daffodil tips showing in late December?

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Name: Jane
Tobyhanna, PA (Zone 5a)
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PAgirl63
Dec 28, 2014 7:44 PM CST
Hi all,
I planted daffodil bulbs, a double flower type which I can't recall, in mid-November. Today while walking around the garden, I noticed very short tips had pushed their way up through the soil. Should I be concerned? the bed is already mulched, but should I cover them with some extra mulch?
Thanks for any advice.
Jane
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Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas (Zone 7a)
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grannysgarden
Dec 28, 2014 8:58 PM CST
I am in zone 7a and I see some daffodil cultivars starting by thanksgiving every year. They do not put blooms up until it warms up in the spring. The more mine are mulched the taller grow the leaves. I am not as knowledgable as others on here so maybe they will have advice for you.
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jmorth
Dec 29, 2014 1:14 PM CST
I think they're fine as is
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
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Frillylily
Dec 29, 2014 2:15 PM CST
fine!
Name: Jane
Tobyhanna, PA (Zone 5a)
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PAgirl63
Dec 29, 2014 5:55 PM CST
Thanks everyone. Phew!!! Thank You!
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
Jan 4, 2015 3:35 PM CST
I went out and looked at mine today, here they are, and it is predicted to turn really cold in a couple of days (cold for here, down in the thirties).

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Name: Jane
Tobyhanna, PA (Zone 5a)
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PAgirl63
Jan 4, 2015 4:43 PM CST

Seedfork, mine were just barely showing. I had covered them up with a little extra mulch. Gonna get very cold here this week! Teens!

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