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May 17, 2020 10:09 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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I pulled daffodils out of my lawn early this spring, but couldn't relocate them before their leaves wilted. Should I plant them anyway or wait till fall?
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May 17, 2020 10:10 PM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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You removed the whole plants, bulbs leaves and flowers? Where have they been since Spring?
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May 17, 2020 10:15 PM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
In a bucket, sadly. They'd already bloomed, so I pulled the bulbs with attached leaves.
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May 17, 2020 10:48 PM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Amaryllis Region: United Kingdom Houseplants Frogs and Toads Foliage Fan I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Daffodils as with most bulbs use the leaves after flowering to build up the bulb to flower the next year. The leaves should never be cut off, tied up etc after flowering. They will die down naturally after making food to prepare the bulb for dormancy. It's a good idea to give them some liquid feed while the leaves are still green.

You could try replanting them but be prepared for no flowers next year.
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May 17, 2020 11:13 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Yes, replant them. Even if they don't bloom next year, at least you've saved them for the future.
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May 18, 2020 12:08 AM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Yes, but does it matter whether I plant them now or in the fall?
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May 18, 2020 8:47 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Amaryllis Region: United Kingdom Houseplants Frogs and Toads Foliage Fan I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Container Gardener Charter ATP Member Garden Photography Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Bee Lover
It doesn't really matter as they will be pretty much dry bulbs. They won't grow until next year if you plant them now.
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May 18, 2020 10:58 AM CST
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Roses
Region: Maryland Region: Mid-Atlantic Container Gardener Winter Sowing
Alright, I'll plant now so I don't have to think about it later, and hope to at least be surprised by the foliage next year. Thank you!
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