perennials - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by sue712s
September 29, 2010
can daffadil bulbs be planted in the spring? or should they be planted in fall?

Answer from NGA
September 29, 2010
All spring flowering bulbs need to be planted in the fall. They must have a 12-16 week chilling period before they will develop roots and they must develop a root system before they can produce foliage and flowers. Plant your daffodils this fall and they will bloom right on time next spring.

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