Planting Bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
June 24, 2001
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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