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Wintering bulbs

Postby gamekeeper » Sep 24, 2010 10:59 am

My Canna and elephant ears etc I always forget if I wait til frost or dig ahead of time to dry them for winter.
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Re: Wintering bulbs

Postby paul_in_mn » Sep 24, 2010 12:54 pm

Elephant Ears - I wait for a frost to knock down the leaves, then dig em and let dry for a few days before storing.
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Re: Wintering bulbs

Postby Chris_W » Sep 24, 2010 4:00 pm

Hi,

I also recommend waiting until after the first frost or two. That way the foliage will get knocked down, telling the plants it is time to store sugars for winter. Just make sure you dig before the ground freezes.

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Re: Wintering bulbs

Postby gamekeeper » Sep 27, 2010 1:21 pm

Thanks guys ,I will most likely ask again next year
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