Late Planting of Bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

brockton, Ma
Question by mamarose50
February 21, 2009
I have bulbs from last year are they still good to plant when the ground softens they were kept in adark dry area?

Answer from NGA
February 21, 2009


You can plant your bulbs as soon as the ground is workable. They won't flower this year but if you don't plant them soon they will die. They may produce foliage. Allow the foliage to grow and then ripen and turn brown. This will replenish the stored energy in the bulb and they should grow and flower for you next spring. If the bulbs do not produce foliage this year, they will die and will have to be replaced. Let's hope for the best!

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