Planting Bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

Turnersville, NJ
Question by bciaramell
June 24, 2001
Which side of the bulb goes down? Thanks


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Answer from NGA
June 24, 2001

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In general, the pointy end goes up and the rounded or blunt end goes down. Sometimes you can actually see the beginning of roots (down) or a shoot (up). In cases where you are not sure, plant them sideways and the plants seem to find their way up regardless.

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