Dahlias have roots but no eyes

skyblue52(5)February 10, 2011

Some of my tubers have white roots but no eyes yet. What am I to expect from these starts.Thank you

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oscarthecat(z7MD)

eyes will develope later especially when you move tubers to a warmer location. Steve in Baltimore County.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2011 at 9:14AM
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teddahlia

Many tubers without eyes will grow roots. Tubers without eyes will never grow into a plant. If you cannot see an eye or a sprout, put the tuber into a plastic bag with some damp potting mix and place the bag in a warm area,75-80 degrees. Check after a week or two. If there are eyes, they will sprout and the tuber will grow. If only the white roots are there you have a dud.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2011 at 12:31PM
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