Daffodil bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

Lutherville, Ma
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Question by kdollenberg
August 26, 2010
When dividing daffodil bulbs and breaking off the little bulblets, should I re- plant all of the little bulblets or just the main bulb?


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Answer from NGA
August 26, 2010
The little bulblets can eventually turn into flowering plants but it can take several years before they mature enough to be able to flower. I tend to toss them rather than wait for years and years for a reward but you can certainly plant yours. Plant them shallowly - only twice as deep as they are wide. Best wishes with your daffodils.

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