Winterizing Bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

Maryville, Te
Question by jblauvelt
January 3, 2011
I received some flower bulbs to late to plant what should I do with them durring the winter to make sure they make until I can plant them?

Answer from NGA
January 3, 2011


Spring blooming bulbs need 12-14 weeks of cold treatment in order to bloom. You can try placing the bulbs in the refrigerator until March and then planting them in containers or directly outdoors in the ground. With any luck they will bloom for you in late April or early May. Hope so!

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