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Storage of Cyclamen & Tulip Bulbs?

Brian Ford bjford at cix.compulink.co.uk
Mon Apr 17 06:06:30 EST 1995


> Article: 5549 of bionet.plants
> 
> How can I store the bulbs for next year without keeping 
> them in the ground?  
> Mariela (rollgreens at aol.com)

Cyclamens and tulips need a period of desiccation to optimise their 
flowering cycle. They should be dug up when the foliage dies back and 
stored in the dry until the fall. Cyclamens in a pot can be allowed to 
dry out without repotting. Start light watering again when the buds swell 
in the late summer. 

Brian J Ford.




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