cutting back bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by allen4nat
May 19, 2007
I've read about how you aren't supposed to cut back tulips' foliage (but wait for the leaves to die naturally). I was wondering if this was the same for other bulbs like daffodils and alliums. Thanks!

Answer from NGA
May 19, 2007
Yes, that is correct. Allow leaves on all bulb-type plants to die back naturally as they are providing energy to the bulb's "storage capacity" for next year. Thanks for writing!

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