can I plant bulbs yet?

m_taggart(7b)November 15, 2012

I live around the Raleigh area. We haven't had a frost yet, but it's starting to cool off. Would I be able to plant daffodil bulbs yet?

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I say go ahead and plant. I usually get mine in over Thanksgiving weekend which is next week.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 10:45AM
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laserboy532(7b/8a Sandy East NC)

Well, rather than start a new thread...

I've had about 100 Daffodil and Tulip bulbs in the 'crisper' bin in the fridge since last fall. Should I expect them to sprout if I plant them now?

Most of them look like they've swelled a tiny bit (because their paper coverings are split), but otherwise look healthy to me.

What do you think?

    Bookmark   November 28, 2012 at 4:59PM
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I wouldn't hurt to try. Even if they are barely alive they may perk up and bloom - which they won't do in the crisper. They have definitely had their required chill hours.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 9:39AM
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